Fact check: No, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has not jumped ship to the DA

Fact check: No, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has not jumped ship to the DA

- The beloved EFF politician, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, was rumoured to have left Julius Malema's party

- A tweep claimed Ndlozi jumped ship to the Democratic Alliance (DA) because he was unhappy at the EFF

- However, Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the facts behind the story and found it was completely fake

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South Africans were left confused when #NdloziJoinsDA blew up on Twitter today. It had Saffas questioning whether or not the beloved EFF politician had jumped ship to join their rivals.

Twitter parody account Man's Not Barry Roux made the claim on the social media platform on Tuesday. The post was captioned:

"Breaking News: Dr Mbuyiseli Ndlozi has left the EFF to join DA because he was not happy in the EFF. Ndlozi believes that EFF is corrupt and has stolen money from VBS, hence he has tendered his resignation and joined the DA. #NdloziJoinsDA"

Take a look at the post below:

Fact check: Rumours of Mbuyiseni Ndlozi joining the DA go viral

On Tuesday, #NdlozijoinsDA started trending online and it left Saffas with questions. Photo credit: @mbuyisenindlozi.
Source: Instagram

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Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at the facts behind the claim to determine whether it is real or fake.

The verdict? The rumour is so false. Man's Not Barry Roux claimed he was hacked in a tweet under the original post.

Ndlozi also took to his Twitter page to share his views on the ANC and DA and it is clear he has not joined either of those sides.

He wrote:

"ANC and DA crossroads met and were reconciled by the National Development Plan led by Ramaphosa. It took the birth of EFF for a black voice to start agitating inside ANC: demanding land, statues to fall, state bank etc. Tells you EFF is the future, NO ONE can stop us!"

The People's Bae shaded the DA even more, dubbing it the "lowest order of political imagination".

He captioned:

"DA is the lowest order of political imagination. It is the first and last defence of the racist white privilege liberal order. It is meant to do only 1 thing: keep black people on their knees begging for existence from white supremacy! In this sense, it’s similar to post-1994 ANC!"

Previously, Briefly.co.za reported the EFF MP has weighed in on the legacy of the late Nelson Mandela as the nation commemorates the 102nd anniversary of his birth.

Questioning one of the former president's quotes, Ndlozi took to social media to comment:

"Mandela once said he fought against 'black domination'. Can those with rigorous minds help me process this? Where in the world or history have people been dominated by 'blacks'? Where has this blackness represented domination, superiority and privilege? What did Mandela mean?"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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