BLF remains adamant that the party will not accept white members

BLF remains adamant that the party will not accept white members

The Black First Land First party remains steadfast in their conviction that they will not open membership to white people. The party is confident that the FF+'s application to have BLF removed from the ballot paper will fail and the Electoral Court will allow them to contest next month's election.

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The Black First Land First party is not giving in as far as allowing white South Africans to become members is concerned.

According to eNCA, the party is also confident that the Electoral Court application to have them struck from ballot papers, put forward by the Freedom Front Plus, will fail.

The two parties are due to battle the case out in the Electoral Court next week, with BLF pledging their opposition to numerous legal bids to prevent them from contesting the elections.

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The controversial party intends to visit Orania, a whites-only settlement, to confront residents.

Andile Mngixtama, leader of the party, is convinced that his party is on the right track, commenting that:

"If you exclude to address and to bring justice to those who were excluded in the past that is not discrimination."

Briefly.co.za reported earlier that the Freedom Front's leader, Pieter Groenewald, alleged that the IEC's decision to allow BLF to contest the elections was unconstitutional.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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