Pemmy Majodina Drops Decision to Open Assault Case After Alleged Kicking Incident

Pemmy Majodina Drops Decision to Open Assault Case After Alleged Kicking Incident

- South African Member of Parliament Pemmy Majodina has reportedly decided to drop her thoughts of opening an assault case against Djibril War

- War allegedly kicked Majodina while she was attempting to stop a physical altercation between him and a Zimbabwean member of the PAP

- Reports have revealed that War apologised to Majodina thus allowing her to go back on her decision of wanting to open an assault case

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South Africa's representative to the PAN African Parliament Pemmy Majodina reportedly stated that she would be dropping her decision to take legal action after a fellow diplomat allegedly assaulted her during a sitting on Monday, 31 May.

Majodina was attempting to be the peacemaker between opposing parties when she was allegedly kicked by Djibril War, Senegal's representative.

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Chaos erupted at the sitting with many members getting into physical altercations with each other. This stemmed from an argument over the rotation of the African groupings presidency position.

Pemmy Majodina drops decision to open assault case against PAP member
Pemmy Majodina has reportedly dropped her decision to open an assault case against the PAP member who allegedly assaulted her. Image: Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images
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Captured live

According to IOL, the pandemonia was captured on a live streaming of the meeting and brought in panic-stricken calls over an announcement for someone to 'call the police'. The report continued by explaining that Majodina stated that other delegates had come to her aid during the alleged incident.

Majodina does a u-turn

Majodina told SABC News that she would be dropping her decision to open a case of assault against War. The report stated that War had apologised to Majodina, prompting her to drop the legal action she was intending to take against him.

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Previously, Briefly News reported that the Pan African Parliament descended into chaos on Monday with Pan African Parliament members physically assaulting each other.

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Pemmy Majodina

At one point the ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina was nearly kicked in the face as she tried to break up a scuffle according to Jacaranda FM. War was allegedly fighting with a member of the Zimbabwean delegation.

Chaos at the PAN African Parliament

This is the third time the sitting has been interrupted since Wednesday. The issue which is causing so much anger is the rotation of leaders, which is an attempt to share power amid the five regions.

Malema's threat

Julius Malema made headlines on Friday when he threatened to kill Steve Mikaya, a Member of the Pan African Parliament from Malawi. The two have made up and the EFF shared a pic of them shaking hands and making amends.

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