Update: Julius Malema and the EFF paid back R126 000 to AfriForum

Update: Julius Malema and the EFF paid back R126 000 to AfriForum

- The Economic Freedom Fighters paid back the money they owe to the activist group AfriForum

- The payment was made after a court ordered that the political party must pay AfriForum R337 758

- The debt was owed because of a court case over the EFF inciting illegal land grabs

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The lobby group, AfriForum, announced earlier on social media that the EFF and Julius Malema has paid back a part of the money owed to them.

This came after a court ordered them to pay and they decided to obey the order rather than fight against it.

Kallie Kriel shared a screengrab of AfriForum's bank notifying them that a payment of R126,703.59 was made into their account.

The Citizen reports that the political party and its leader paid back half of what was initially demanded by AfriForum.

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Briefly.co.za reported earlier that AfriForum handed in a warrant to seize the movable assets of EFF leader Julius Malema as well as the EFF at the Pretoria High Court. This debt of R337 758 that Malema and the political party personally owed AfriForum came from a court case from 2017.

This debt has been left unpaid since March 2017, when the Pretoria High Court issued two cost orders against Malema and the EFF.

The cost orders were to pay for AfriForum's legal fees after a court case the group was involved in to stop the EFF and Malema from inciting illegal land grabs.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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