Jackson Mthembu defends Gordhan and brands EFF racist in Parliament

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- briefly.co.za | 3 months ago

- The ANC's Jackson Mthembu has slammed the EFF for its treatment of Pravin Gordhan- They say the Red Berets' animosity toward Gordhan is motivated by racism- Mthembu accused the EFF of having a "deep-seated hatred" of Indian people Jackson Mthembu came to Pravin Gordhan's defence in Parliament this week, claiming that the EFF's criticism of the Public Enterprises Minister was driven by racism.

This came after Malema accused Gordhan of "forcing an anti-black agenda on South Africa". "It is because you are racist," Mthembu told the EFF.

"That is why you have made Pravin a scapegoat.

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