EFF Slammed For Insensitive Reaction To Karima Brown’s Death

Meanwhile, Julius Malema ended up retweeting these bitter sentiments from an EFF comrade, to his 3.4 million followers on Twitter.

EFF Slammed For Insensitive Reaction To Karima Brown's Death-SurgeZirc SA
Julius Malema with Karima Brown/Photo File: Surge Zirc SA

Prominent members of the EFF have been lambasted for their conduct on Thursday, following the death of eNCA journalist Karima Brown. The reporter passed away as a result of contracting COVID-19, but the Red Berets showed little sympathy.

A string of insensitive posts appeared online, in the aftermath of the shock announcement, asking ‘who would replace Karima Brown’ at eNCA. The blunt line of questioning was directly related to utterances made by Brown herself, just hours after Jackson Mthembu was also killed by the virus. She openly pondered who may take the minister’s Parliamentary role.

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The merits of such a discussion on-air have been widely debated, but as we all know, two wrongs certainly don’t make a right. That has not stopped some EFF representatives – who have a very contentious bit of history with the veteran journalist – from scoring some cheap points, however.

Meanwhile, Julius Malema ended up retweeting these bitter sentiments from an EFF comrade, to his 3.4 million followers on Twitter. Sinawo Tambo showed little regard for Karima Brown when he posted the following:

 

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Needless to say, some social media users were left mortified by the EFF’s lack of compassion:

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