Johannesburg - An EFF event at the University of
KwaZulu-Natal, where leader Julius Malema
was due to speak, was disrupted by
ANC supporters on Thursday, the SABC reported.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters had gathered
in a hall at the university, with Malema having arrived, the state broadcaster
Shortly before the event was meant to get under way, ANC
supporters made their way into the hall, disrupting the event.
University academics attempted to calm the situation but
ultimately Malema and other EFF officials accompanying him were forced to leave
Malema then addressed supporters from the steps of the
"They [the ANC members] are very few and we will
find that some of them are not even students," he said.
"[It] is a rented crowd paid with yellow
The SABC reported that the ANC said it would investigate
the incident, and it did not tolerate its members disrupting other parties'
The Electoral Commission of SA said all parties should
promote political tolerance at all times.