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“Arresting Zuma is nothing but political revenge” – EFF tells Pretoria based high court



The Economic Freedom Fighters has censure the ruling of Pretoria based high court on their decision to put the former South African president Jacob Zuma back to prison.

They said the idea is political revenge and malicious use of law.

The court ordered the former president to go back to jail to complete his 15 months sentence he was given during his trial at the court.

following the latest development, EFF spokesperson Vuyani Pambo told SABC News there was a “clear mandate to punish as opposed to correct”.

“Arresting Zuma is nothing but political revenge. If the law must serve the purpose of rehabilitation or bringing order to society, what is the purpose of arresting Zuma again?

“Why is Zuma a threat to society, or what need is there to rehabilitate him? It’s malicious use of the law. The point is that he must be corrected and in this case, it looks like there is a clear mandate to punish as opposed to correct,” said Pambo.

Meanwhile, ANC, EFF reject new Tshwane executive announced by mayor Randall Williams as ‘too white’

The opposition parties in Tshwane rejected the new Tshwane executive announced by mayor Randall Williams yesterday, describing it as “too white”.

Williams named a multiparty city cabinet including four councilors from his party, the DA, three from ActionSA and two from FF Plus (2), with a vacancy in Environment and Agriculture.

The appointed executives are Alderman Peter Sutton (DA) as Finance MMC and Leader of Executive Business, Abel Tau of Action SA (Human Settlements), Alderman Grandi Theunissen of FF Plus (Community Safety), Dikeledi Selowa (DA) in Roads and Transport, Andre le Roux of ActionSA (Economic Development and Spatial Planning) and Rina Marx of FF Plus in Health.

Peggy de Bruin (Action SA) is the MMC for Social Development and Community Services, while the Corporate and Shared Services is headed by Kingsley Wakelin of the DA and Utility Services under Phillip Nel (DA).


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