Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has had his Twitter account suspended temporarily following tweets he made regarding the ongoing violent protests taking place across South Africa.
Floyd Shivambu shared a series of screengrabs on his account of Malema’s tweets that were deemed to be too inflammatory Social media users reacted to the news of Malema’s suspension with some calling for it to become permanent.
Malema’s suspension was reported by Floyd Shivambu through a series of screengrabs on his Twitter account. Julius Malema’s is suspended from the popular social media platform.
Facebook Malema had warned against President Cyril Ramaphosa mobilising the military in response to the violence. The EFF leader had warned that the EFF would join the protests of the military were called in to aid the authorities.
The Citizen, Malema’s account has been suspended for 12 hours following his allegedly inflammatory social media posts.
Social media users reacted to the CIC’s suspension @SimphiweAfrica: “They just love suspending accounts of people who stoke tensions, they even suspended Trump at some point, imagine!”
@mm170172: “Rightly so. Those who make the situation worse must have their accounts suspended.”
@Hlogi_Mathonsi: “He must be permanently suspended. Imagine having a leader like him.”
@smuts1234: “Thank you @Twitter @TwitterSupport @TwitterSafety, you suspended the account of
@julius_s_malema for inciting violence in #SouthAfrica. We are all so grateful to you!”
According to The South African, Malema will not be able to tweet, share tweets, retweet, follow accounts or like any posts.