IEC disqualifies EFF councillor for racist tweet

EFF Tshwane candidate councillor, Thabo Mabotja, has been disqualified from contesting next week's local government elections. Photo: eNCA

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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's polls.



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

READ: IEC case against alleged racist EFF candidate postponed


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




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