'We're not going to work with the ANC', says EFF's Ndlozi

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has stated categorically that it will not pursue a coalition with the African National Congress (ANC) once the 2016 municipal elections results are confirmed.

In an interview with Azania Mosaka at the National Results Centre in Pretoria, the opposition party's national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said a coalition with the governing party would 'bring them back in through the back door'.

Ndlozi went further to highlight the EFF's progress since it was founded in 2013 by former ANC Youth League president, Julius Malema. The new entrants managed to secure 25 seats in Parliament at the 2014 national elections. It is contesting in the local government elections for the first time.

Listen to the interview below:

We're not going to work with the ANC. That's the government of the day, that's who the people are rejecting. So you can't bring them back through the back door.

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, EFF national spokesperson

We make no apology that we're representing the interests of the working class, particularly black poor people... but a coalition must not include the ANC.

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, EFF national spokesperson

This article first appeared on 702 : 'We're not going to work with the ANC', says EFF's Ndlozi


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
[LISTEN]  Here's what's on for kids in JHB over the festive season

[LISTEN] Here's what's on for kids in JHB over the festive season

Creator at www.Jozikidz.co.za Merle Dieterich shares some of her best picks for holiday activities for kids.

True of False - half of all men in South Africa are smokers?

True of False - half of all men in South Africa are smokers?

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World claims that 49% of men and 34.1% of women in South Africa smoke was seen on Twitter.

Is a lack of sleep affecting how you do your job?

Is a lack of sleep affecting how you do your job?

'Losing more hours of sleep affects the way you think.' says Khumo Theko from Flux Trends

[LISTEN] 'South Africa has given me an amazing career and life'

[LISTEN] 'South Africa has given me an amazing career and life'

Singer/Musician PJ Powers shares her story with Azania Mosaka in this week's #FridayProfile.

[WATCH] Over 50 artists record special version of Johnny Clegg’s  “The Crossing”

[WATCH] Over 50 artists record special version of Johnny Clegg’s “The Crossing”

For this week's #GoodNewsThursdays, we find out the inspiration behind the production.

 'Losing to Nigeria was a tough pill to swallow but will fuel us going forward'

'Losing to Nigeria was a tough pill to swallow but will fuel us going forward'

Banyana Banyana is back in the country after a stellar performance Women's AFCON. They joined Azania in studio.

Popular articles
'Evidence is solid. Poor people’s money was used illegally. Shivambu benefitted'

'Evidence is solid. Poor people’s money was used illegally. Shivambu benefitted'

Ray White interviews Pauli van Wyk, an investigative journalist with Scorpio at Daily Maverick.

Two men get away with R70 000 in robbery at Cape Town's World of Birds

Two men get away with R70 000 in robbery at Cape Town's World of Birds

Walter Mangold, the owner of the popular tourist attraction in Hout Bay, was targeted by two men on the premises on Sunday.

Judge Dennis Davis explains estate duty when your spouse dies

Judge Dennis Davis explains estate duty when your spouse dies

Some recommendations by the Davis Tax Committee were met with concerns from members of the public on how they will be affected.

ANC candidates for 2019 must not repeat mistakes of the last 10 years - Rasool

ANC candidates for 2019 must not repeat mistakes of the last 10 years - Rasool

WC ANC election head Ebrahim Rasool outlines the type of candidates the party wants representing it in Parliament.

Couple's 20 000 km cycle tour from Amsterdam ends in the Mother City

Couple's 20 000 km cycle tour from Amsterdam ends in the Mother City

A Knysna couple who cycled 20 000 Km across 20 countries finally arrived in Cape Town on Sunday ending their 18 months journey.

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Eskom has warned that more power cuts can be expected as maintenance continues over the next twelve months.

New Zealand company implements four-day work week after successful trial-run

New Zealand company implements four-day work week after successful trial-run

Employees will still be paid for five days of work, but work for four days.