Shivambu labels Trollip a 'racist' after he calls Malema a 'coward' for not debating Zille

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- citizen.co.za | 2 months ago

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) second-in-command Floyd Shivambu and Democratic Alliance (DA) federal chairperson Athol Trollip were sparring on Twitter on Thursday morning following Trollip accusing EFF leader Julius Malema and his party of “always flip-flopping”.

This after a Twitter user posted a video clip from back in 2011, in which Malema says no to a debate with then DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko, but said he would debate Helen Zille, who was leader of the party at the time. This has come up again after Malema dismissed an invitation to tea with Zille as part of a new YouTube series which sees the former DA leader and Western Cape premier debate people she disagrees with over tea.

Guests so far have been journalists Max du Preez, Peter Bruce and Ferial Haffajee and Wits chancellor Adam Habib.

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