- This Tuesday afternoon has brought along with it a new trending hashtag, #ChooseEFF that favours the Economic Freedom Fighters
- The tag has been trending as hundreds of South Africans head on to Twitter to express why they are loyal to the red berets
- Believing Julius Malema's promise of land, having pride in the party and the EFF's promise to empower black people are some of the reasons why many say they choose EFF
Trying to keep up the political preferences of South Africans is a very difficult feat to achieve as they seem to change almost daily, one minute it's #VoetsekEFF and the next it's #ChooseEFF. Today it's the latter.
Hundreds of South Africans have headed to Twitter to share the various reasons why they choose EFF as the party they are putting all their trust in. Many reasons for their choice have popped up using the now trending hashtag.
While some believe that the EFF is the key to getting the land back, others believe that the party has black people's interests at heart. Briefly.co.za ha compiled some of the tweets made using the hashtag.
Read a few of them below:
"The ANC has never chosen Black people, they've always chosen themselves and to make arrogant and racist settlers comfortable. We'll never allow that #ChooseEFF"
"Yey let me tell you something all those who hate the economic emancipation movement and its leaders are suffering from low self-esteem they can't come to terms that there are brilliant young people who know exactly what they want and are succeeding spectacularly in it #chooseEFF"
"Land expropriation without compensation for equal redistribution and use, the African land belongs to Africans. #chooseEFF#LandIsOurDignity"
Briefly.co.za reported that the case against the Brackenfell resident who allegedly discharged a firearm during the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) protest at Brackenfell High School last year was postponed until 19 February.
Jaco Pretorius was arrested on 9 November last year. Pretorius was initially charged with attempted murder but the charge was later changed to discharging a firearm in a public place. The EFF is not very happy about the postponement of the court case.
Western Cape Deputy Chairperson for the EFF Nosipho Makamba-Botya spoke about a bias in the handling of Pretorius' case.
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