Mondli Makhanya | The EFF’s dark side

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The EFF in Senekal.  Picture: Mlungisi Louw
The EFF in Senekal. Picture: Mlungisi Louw


Those who are not enamoured with the EFF like to reference an outfit that existed in the 1900s to warn about the dangers that the Red Berets pose to our democracy.

The reference to the Black Shirts, recruits from the Nazi Party’s youth groups who formed the backbone of the party’s enforcement arm, were ideologues of the highest order and relished the use of violence.

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