Twitter weighs in on GBV claims at Sona debate: 'Gender-based violence is not a political game'

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- dispatchlive.co.za | a month ago

Allegations of gender-based violence (GBV) on Tuesday sparked a heated debate online after accusations were levelled against political leaders in parliament.

During the debate on President Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the nation address (Sona), EFF leader Julius Malema accused Ramaphosa of beating his former wife, Nomazizi Mtshotshisa. Ramaphosa had previously denied that he ever attacked her, TimesLIVE reported.

Defending Ramaphosa, ANC MP Boy Mamabolo used his response to accuse Malema of physically abusing his wife, Mantwa.

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