Malema reacts to wife's nail controversy: What's next? Women being asked to remove their weaves ...

- | 9 months ago

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) volunteers and staff should know the rules which govern elections "by heart", after his wife was almost forced to remove one of her nails before she could cast her vote in Seshego, Limpopo.

Mantwa Matlala-Malema and her husband arrived at a polling station in the EFF commander-in-chief's hometown around 11:00. Once inside, Mantwa was told she would have to remove one of her artificial nails so that the official could mark her finger.

Malema, speaking after casting his vote, said he found this "bizarre".

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