EFF and Ndlozi ordered to pay veteran journalists R40k, apologise for Madikizela-Mandela ...

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The EFF and its spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, have been ordered to apologise for commenting that journalists Anton Harber and Thandeka Gqubule were Stratcom agents - and they have to pay the journalists R40 000 in damages each.

In 2018, Harber and Gqubule asked the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg for relief after Ndlozi accused them of working for Stratcom - an apartheid-era propaganda arm of the security police - in a statement issued on behalf of the EFF. READ | Stratcom labels for journalists are 'incredibly dangerous' - SanefThe court ruled in the journalists' favour on Friday morning.

"I find that the impugned statements are defamatory," Judge Lebogang Modiba ruled.

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