EFF president Julius Malema is seemingly denying paying more than R100 000 to civil-rights organisation AfriForum following a cost order.
According to a statement issued by AfriForum on Sunday, Malema and the EFF made a payment of R108 960,79 on January 10 – the second of five cost orders AfriForum obtained through various court cases brought against the EFF since March 2017.
The first payment of R126 703,59 was made on November 13 last year.
But despite the statement and the media reporting on the payment, Malema appears to be in the dark.
Replying to a report by EWN on Sunday, Malema tweeted: “I can’t afford even if I wanted to pay, stop lying.”
Asked how it felt to be “pushed” into a “#paybackthemoneysituation”, Malema replied: “Pushed by who?”
Malema later tweets: “Ok, thank you for information” and “If you don’t mind, it was between the two