EFF must apologise to two journalists and pay them R40,000 each plus legal costs

The high court in Johannesburg on Friday ordered that the EFF must apologise to SABC journalist Thandeka Gqubule and the Weekly Mail’s founder, Anton Harber.

The court ordered that it must issue an apology within 24 hours and pay damages of R40,000, in addition to footing the journalists' bills for the legal costs. The matter relates to the apartheid government's dirty tricks operation under Stratcom, short for strategic communications.

The EFF’s spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, had besmirched their reputations in April 2018, shortly after the death of ANC veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

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