We're the 'only genuine socialist party' – EFF throws shade at SRWP

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- citizen.co.za | 4 months ago

A Twitter account representing the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Gauteng sent out a tweet thanking members of union the National Union of Metal Workers South Africa (Numsa) for voting for them.

While on the surface a fairly innocent tweet, it is likely a dig at the newly formed Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party (SRWP) and its chairperson Irvin Jim, also the secretary-general of Numsa. The tweet earned a retweet from none other than EFF leader Julius Malema.

The SRWP had a dire showing at the polls, earning just 24,439 votes, not nearly enough for a single seat in parliament.

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