Brawl at parly debate on economic transformation

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Black First Land First (BFLF) head Andile Mngxitama (right) in Parliament. (Photo: David Maynier, Twitter)
Black First Land First (BFLF) head Andile Mngxitama (right) in Parliament. (Photo: David Maynier, Twitter)

Cape Town – A scuffle broke out between Black First Land First (BFLF) head Andile Mngxitama and Standing Committee on Finance chairperson Yunus Carrim on Wednesday during public hearings on economic transformation.

Mngxitama had given a presentation titled the Malikane Proposals, which called on Parliament to create a new National Economic Plan, based on the ideology of radical economic transformation espoused by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s adviser Chris Malikane.

A scuffle apparently broke out after Mngxitama started giving Carrim – a member of the Communist Party – a lecture on Marxism.

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