Lawyers saddle up to form #TeamZindzi in response to AfriForum complaint

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- m.news24.com | 2 months ago

A team of pro-bono lawyers and volunteers is being put together by advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi to defend Ambassador Zindzi Mandela in the hate speech complaint AfriForum laid over her #OurLand tweets.

 "I was asked by [EFF leader] Julius Malema to volunteer, which I agreed to," he said by email in response to a tweet indicating the plan.  He said it followed a tweet made during the nail-biting Bafana Bafana vs Nigeria African Cup of Nations game on Wednesday night.

 In the lead up to the game the twitterati was making bargaining promises for a Bafana Bafana win against Nigeria, and Ngcukaitobi joined the fray.

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