Nelson Mandela help heralded in democracy in South Africa in 1994. However, the late ANC icon is not around to influence his descendants and it looks like two of them may have jumped ship to the EFF. Dali Mpofu, National Chairperson of the EFF recently took to social media to hint that Zenani and Zindzi Mandela may be donning red berets come May.
The ANC could arguably never have become the ruling political party in South Africa without the late Nelson Mandela leading them.
However, it seems as if his descendants may not share the icon's political views. Dali Mpofu, National Chairperson for the Economic Freedom Fighters recently took to social media to hint at a shift away from the ANC and toward the EFF in the Mandela family.
Taking to Twitter, Mpofu claimed that he had managed to get very close to securing Zenani and Zindzi Mandela's support for his party.
Mpofu had been campaigning for the EFF in Orlando West before dropping in to visit Nelson Mandela's daughters.
According to The South African, the EFF has long claimed that they are the only political party to represent Nelson Mandela's values.
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Briefly.co.za reported that the EFF had been convinced that the Cape Town International Airport should be named after Winnie Mandela, who had also played a key role in reforming South Africa.
While it seems as if Mpofu had failed to get a definite yes out of the Mandela sisters losing the support of the Mandela family would be a potentially hefty blow for the ruling party.
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