Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama managed to anger both Black and White Twitter with a reckless tweet he posted earlier this month.
Mngxitama does not conceal his hate for the minority. Last week he vowed if any white person touches him, he’ll send them to hell.
And, a tweet he posted on Twitter showed just how serious he was about ridding South Africa of whites.
Mngxitama wrote, “very interesting, just met this white chap who says he understands and respects what BLF stands for. he basically would do the same if he was black. he wished BLF luck, and on my part; if i met him 'one of one' on that day of great reconning my machete wont hesitate.”
The post enraged South Africans, and instead of driving a wedge between them it united tweeps of different races.
Thomas Stofberg wrote, “Giving an opportunist like Andile any time of day on social media is a taint on our intelligence. He will never understand why BLF is failing! We need moral leadership doing EVERYTHING possible to fight for unity! @helenzille.”
A lot of tweeps condemned his tweet, dubbing it reckless and irresponsible.
Other tweeps felt Mngxitama was either mentally ill or he was using a strong substance such as Nyaope.
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