AfriForum to use EFF money to finance land expropriation court case

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- news24.com | 2 weeks ago

Following the third instalment paid into AfriForum's bank account by the EFF, the minority rights lobby group has reiterated that it will use the very same funds to fight the red berets in court over their attempts to amend the country's Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation.

The payments to AfriForum by the EFF relate to punitive cost orders that stem from a court battle in 2017, when AfriForum was granted an interdict with costs that prohibited the EFF from inciting people to illegally occupy or trespass on land. Earlier this week, the EFF paid their third cost order amounting to R109 000, AfriForum said in a statement.

READ: AfriForum's threat to EFF over unpaid R109k – Pay up or we seize your assetsThe latest payment pertains to an order that it obtained against the EFF and Malema on November 14, 2018, following a failed urgent application by the red berets to prevent AfriForum from removing their property and auctioning it off.

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