EFF MP reportedly restrained by colleagues after insults thrown in Parliament


- news24.com | 3 months ago

Parliament was once again the site of an almost-physical skirmish as EFF MP Makoti Khawula and ANC MP Khaya Magaxa exchanged insults during a correctional services budget vote debate.

TimesLive reported that while Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola was in the process of delivering his address, Khawula complained that the parliamentary translation service from English to isiZulu had not been made available. In response, Magaxa allegedly accused Khawula of being "dumb".

Khawula, taking umbrage at the provocation, launched into a retaliatory verbal assault and said: "You are calling me dumb…uyimbongolo wena (You are just a donkey)," before adding in Zulu: "I can show you now who is the dumb one".

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