- The Economic Freedom Fighters have responded to the Western Cape High Court's ruling on the Cape Metro banning their election campaign posters
- The ruling was in favour of the EFF, who welcomed the decision with open arms and vowed to take the majority of the metro away from the Democratic Alliance
- The 'Red Berets' released a statement about the ruling on Twitter and South African social media users have been taking turns to respond
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After the City of Cape Town locked horns with the EFF due to their banners being hung in and around the city, the Western Cape High Court granted the Red Berets an interim interdict which prevents the city from removing its election banners and posters.
The EFF has now released a statement through its Twitter account. The party welcomed the High Court's ruling stating that the DA is frightened by the fact that its majority in the Cape Metro will be significantly reduced.
Take a look at the EFF's statement below:
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Below are some of the responses from South African social media users:
"You should put more posters in the whole city; inside and outside."
"They must feel the real chest pains on 1 November, when we take that municipality. This racist DA must be treated harshly. No coalition with them."
Malema urges mining companies to provide water and flushing toilets in rural areas
In other news about the EFF, Briefly News recently reported that Malema has encouraged mining companies in the Northern Cape province to take responsibility and help people in rural areas.
Malema was hot on the campaign trail in Gamorona village near Kuruman when he stated that mining companies should at least provide people in rural areas with water, electricity and proper sanitation, such as functional flushing toilets.
Gamorona village is an impoverished area that only has gravel roads instead of tar, only a few areas have electricity and residents in the area make use of ventilated pit latrines for toilets, according to a report by SABC News.
EFF's Julius Malema campaigns in the Free State, encourages land grabbing, promises to fight crime
Briefly News also reported that Malema was hot on the campaign trail with municipal elections just a few weeks away.
While visiting Mooidraai in the Free State over the weekend, the leader of the Red Berets urged residents to occupy vacant land. Malema made the same call last year when he encouraged residents in the Moodraai area to occupy municipal farmland.
Malema also assured residents that if they occupy the land when the EFF is elected to run the municipality, the party will provide occupants with services as well as houses, reports SABC News.
Source: Briefly News