Whites and Indians will not be allowed in the controversial pro-Zuma political party‚ Mazibuye African Congress. But the leadership of the party — which was launched last week after consultations with former president Jacob Zuma — says it is not racist. This was disclosed during Mazibuye’s first media briefing‚ held at the Diakonia Centre in Durban on Thursday. The briefing was to introduce its leadership and to affirm its support for Zuma‚ who will appearing in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Friday on graft charges. Mazibuye president Reggie Ngcobo‚ a former ANC member turned EFF activist‚ was unequivocal about his party’s exclusion of whites and Indians from their membership. "What we are saying is that coloureds are our nephews and nieces. They are black and they are natives in our land. So they are welcome. With the issue of Indians‚ Indians are seeing themselves as next to the whites by their behaviour. "So we know that we were oppressed equally or more than them but we ...

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