IEC disqualifies EFF councillor for racist tweet


EFF Tshwane candidate councillor Thabo Mabotja

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JOHANNESBURG - The Electoral Court on Friday afternoon disqualified the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Tshwane electoral candidate, Thabo Mabotja, from contesting next week&39;s polls.



This followed Mabotje&39;s call on social media platform Facebook for all white people to be hacked and killed.

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The EFF had earlier distanced itself from its member, saying it would not be defending his statement.



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