- The EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has come to the defense of fellow party member Naledi Chirwa by comparing her to America's former president Barack Obama
- In a controversial tweet, he tells people to consider the fact that they are fans of Obama as American president despite him not being a completely American
- His tweet received backlash from people telling him that he is not in America
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EFF member, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has received backlash from tweeps after he came to the defense of his fellow parliamentary member, Naomi Chirwa in a tweet comparing her to former American president Barack Obama.
His tweet tells people to consider Barack, who's father, according to him, is not American and yet was still head of the state for two terms of office. See the tweet below.
"Obama’s father is not American. Obama led the USA for two terms of office as Head of State! Fools who celebrate him must think about this each time they insult Naledi Chirwa! ."
His tweet comes after Naledi Chirwa's nationality was questioned by a Twitter user claiming the EFF members' family obtained illegal South African citizenship.
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"One day I will make a thread on how Malawian Naledi Chirwa's family fraudulently obtained South African citizenship. I will also shake the tables and expose their involvement in Nyawupe/whunga business in South Africa," "Lerato Pillay" wrote.
Unimpressed tweeps responded to Mbuyiseni's tweet by telling him this is not America and questioning how he got his Ph.D. Here are some of their tweets.
"This is South Africa... just because something happened in USA doesn't mean it's normal.. as a PhD Holder you were supposed to know better."
While @DeeMongezi said:
"South Africa is a sovereign state.We don't live according to what happens in America. Should we?"
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In other Briefly.co.za news, Janet Abena Quainoo, a Ghanaian lady has narrated how she was unemployed after completing her national service but kept serving for five good years.
In a conversation with interviewer Edward Asare, the lady indicates that she had her national service at the State Broadcasting House, of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. After her service ended and she did not get employed, Janet decided to still go to work every day as normally required and keep up her reporting work without pay.
Eventually, Janet sent some of her stories to the Ghana Journalists Association, where she is a member, when they opened nominations for awards and won the Best Rural Reporter on November 23, 2019.
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