IEC disqualifies EFF councillor for racist tweet

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EFF Tshwane candidate councillor Thabo Mabotja

EFF Tshwane candidate councillor Thabo Mabotja

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EFF Tshwane candidate councillor Thabo Mabotja

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.

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.