EFF brings the House down during Sona debate

EFF brings the House down during Sona debate

EFF Leader Julius Malema can be seen leaving the parliament building after his party were asked to leave the chamber during the State of The Nation address, 13 February 2020, Cape Town. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Gutter politics come into play at the Sona debate as EFF leader Julius Malema calls ANC MPs fools and accuses the president of being a wife-beater.

Instead of law-making it was mudslinging in the National Assembly as parliament slid into the slime of gutter politics. The low blows began when Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema was confronted by ANC MP Boy Mamabolo about a question on whether he (Malema) abused his wife. Mamabolo insisted Malema undermined all efforts to fight gender-based violence by abusing his own wife, which was against a call by President Cyril Ramaphosa to end women abuse. Malema initially refused to answer the question and carried on reading his prepared speech, despite the standing question. When the chair of the National...




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