Economic Freedom Fighters Members Support Jacob Zuma in Viral Video

Economic Freedom Fighters Members Support Jacob Zuma in Viral Video

  • Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters joined forces with MK Party members in throwing their weight behind former president Jacob Zuma
  • Zuma appeared before the Johannesburg Magistrates Court for his case in which he wanted to prosecute President Cyril Ramaphosa
  • Supporters from both parties sang and danced in support of Msholozi, and South Africans were impressed by the display of solidarity

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, has covered policy changes, the State of the Nation Address, politician-related news and elections at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for over seven years.

Members of the MKP and the EFF joined forces in supporting Jacob Zuma outside the Johannesburg High Court
The EFF and the MKP sang together outside the Joburg High Court. Images: Emmanuel Croset/AFP via Getty Images and Photo by Papi Morake/Gallo Images via Getty Images
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JOHANNESBURG – South Africans were amazed after seeing members of the Economic Freedom Fighters support former president Jacob Zuma during his recent court appearance. Some saw it as unity among black people.

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MK Party supporters dance with EFF supporters

According to a video @ewnreporter posted on X, members of both parties stood outside the Johannesburg High Court on 11 April, where Msholozi appeared. Zuma is prosecuting Ramaphosa and accusing him of being an accessory in his prosecution of journalist Karyn Maughan and prosecutor Billy Downer.

There appeared to be no sign of tension between the two parties as members of both the EFF and the MKP were supporting Zuma. They sang songs, and the crowd carried different placards.

View the tweet here:

The video pleased South Africans

Netizens commenting on what was going on were thoroughly impressed.

Mervyn Dirks said:

"The unity of black people, in particular Africans in South Africa, is of paramount importance to achieve economic liberation."

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Malome said:

"I love how we are confusing many!"

Nape said:

"Pain went straight to white monopoly capital and the ANC."

Melikhaya said:

"It's always beautiful to see political parties sharing the song and dancing together. This should happen in SA after May 29."

Maxwell Mthembu said:

"I support neither of these two parties, but I support anything to remove the ANC."

Zuma criticises the Independent Electoral Commission

Similarly, Briefly News reported that Zuma swiped at the Independent Electoral Commission.

He accused it of meddling in politics and charged it to focus more on votes than on who the president of the country should be.

Source: Briefly News

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