ANC, EFF members named on anti-abuse Twitter accounts deny claims of wrongdoing

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- citizen.co.za | 3 weeks ago

As activists fight for greater protection for women and for men to be held accountable for abuse, intimidation and violence, at least four politicians – from the EFF and ANC – have been named on Twitter accounts.

Northern Cape Premier Zamani Saul, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Njabulo Nzuza and EFF leader in Limpopo Jossey Buthane have each been accused of gender-based violence by anonymous people on the Twitter accounts. Another EFF member was also named on one of the accounts but News24 has withheld his name because he could not be reached for comment before publication.

The Twitter accounts were created as part of the #AmINext movement, established in reaction to several incidents of abuse and murder in which the victims were women.

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