- The Afrikaner organisations won a R68 000 cost order against BLF
- This money was reportedly going to be used to register the party for the elections
- The cost order related to BLF inciting people to illegally seize land
The Afrikaner group Sakeliga has reportedly won a costs order against Black First Land First (BLF).
Sakeliga will be able to attach BLF's account to the value of R68 000.
BLF was going to use the funds to register for the upcoming elections.
The cost order was granted as a result of an interdict Sakeliga won against BLF, not AfriForum, which BLF had initially claimed. The interdict prohibits them from encouraging people to unlawfully seize land.
Sakeliga said it would the money from BLF to fight land grabs. Additionally, the group slammed BLF, saying their inciting of people to seize land was criminal.
This is not the first time an organisation has successfully. taken BLF to court.
AfriForum has also frequently taken the party to court. As a result, BLF has criticised AfriForum, calling them "land thieves and racists", according to The Citizen.
Additionally, BLF slammed AfriForum for trying to prevent BLF from winning seats in Parliament. In BLF's view, AfriForum is trying to protect the interests of what the party calls 'white monopoly capital' by excluding BLF from government.
In light of the cost order, BLF has begun to ask ordinary citizens to donate to the party so that it can contest the elections. However, BLF itself has said that the party has no money.
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