The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era

The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era

The ANC has given their long awaited response to the BLF leader's racially charged incitement to provoke violence against white South Africans, condemning the attempt to racially segregate the country.

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The ANC have finally addressed the now infamous homecoming speech made by Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama.

The party issued a statement yesterday condemning the racially charged outburst and deemed it ‘ an attempt to set us back to the dark ages of apartheid’.

The ANC said that the rant was an indication of the man's ignorance to the history of South Africa.

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The ANC revealed that they viewed the comments as a definite incitement to commit violence in the country and will be asking the SAHRC to investigate.

The statement went on to encourage citizens to isolate those who continued to try and racially divide the country, especially those who seek to place others in danger.

“We need to learn about each other’s practices, respect the right to freedom and be tolerant of each other.”

READ ALSO: Mngxitama fuels fire at BLF press conference ‘We are ready to kill’

Briefly.co.za reported on the speech that had triggered this media briefing where Andile Mngxitama had called for the murder of white people in graphic detail, in his opinion as a defence against supposed threats made by Johann Rupert.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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