Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema and his party this past week made a second payment in two months of more than R100,000 to civil rights organisation AfriForum to pay two of the five cost orders AfriForum obtained against them in the courts.
This week’s payment on January 10 amounted to R108,960.
The payment AfriForum received from Malema and the EFF on November 13, 2018 amounted to R126,703,59, AfriForum CEO Kallie Kriel said on Sunday. Since March 2017, AfriForum had obtained five cost orders against Malema and the EFF in five different appearances in the North Gauteng High Court.
It was estimated that the total amount due in terms of the cost orders was around R550,000. After the EFF and Malema paid in total more than R235,000, the amount owed stood at an estimated R315,000.
The outstanding three cost orders would only be paid later, as two still had to be taxed and one was subject to an appeal application brought by Malema and the EFF, he said.