EFF changes celebration with elderly to fit government regulations

EFF changes celebration with elderly to fit government regulations

- The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have changed their plans for their yearly celebration with the elderly

- Instead of Julius Malema hosting the event, all gifts will be delivered directly to the households of the elderly

- This change seems to fit in with the government's Covid-19 regulations, which moved to Level 3 restrictions on Monday night

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The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have changed the way they are going about their end-of-year celebration with the elderly. EFF leader Julius Malema will no longer be hosting the event due to Covid-19 regulations.

Instead of Malema gathering everyone together, all gifts will be delivered and distributed to the elderly people's households. The party shared the news about the end-of-year celebration to their official Twitter account.

While many South Africans are impressed that the Red Berets are still going forward with the plans, others have found a reason to be angry.

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The EFF has changed their end-of-year celebration with the elderly to fit government regulations. Image: Waldo Swiegers
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Take a look at the EFF's tweet:

Take a look at some of the responses below:

@TopThestreets said:

"This strategy of recruiting via food parcels, grants should fall. People want jobs and businesses to generate income for the long-term period."

@TsanwaniS wrote:

"That's useless... You're giving out food parcels to people who can afford themselves... What about those staying in villages... Those who walk miles to fetch water so they could cook... #VoetsekEFF."

Previously Briefly.co.za reported on Mbuyiseni Ndlozi insisting that the EFF 'took' 2020. Taking to social media, Ndlozi commented that, as far as politics was concerned, the EFF had come out on top:

"Politically, EFF took 2020! Go argue with a wall!"

While Ndlozi seemed totally convinced that his view on the matter was correct, many reacted with mixed feelings.

The party also made headlines when they demanded justice for a farmworker who was allegedly attacked by a dog. The incident took place in Worcester with the 61-year-old woman severely injured by the animal.

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Police spokesperson FC van Wyk has confirmed that a case of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm was opened. However, no arrests have been made with investigations continuing into the matter, according to Van Wyk.

The Western Cape EFF has released a statement condemning the incident, adamant that it is a reflection of how workers are treated.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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