ANC to pursue sanctions against Kohler-Barnard

Moloto Mothapo says the ANC in Parliament will seek avenues to take action against Dianne Kohler-Barnard.

702 and Cape Talk's Koketso Sachane spoke to the ANC spokesperson in Parliament about his thoughts on the DA's decision to lift the suspension against the member of parliament.

Listen to the conversation below:

This is a racist party...The majority of young black people believe that the DA will bring back apartheid, this is confirmation of that.

Moloto Mothapo, ANC spokesperson in Parliament

I grew up in a village. There was no water, no electricity, no free housing. Those people who are saying that things were better under apartheid are apologists.

Moloto Mothapo, ANC spokesperson in Parliament

Perhaps we need new legislation that will directly criminalise such conduct of the likes of Kohler-Barnard can rot in jail.

Moloto Mothapo, ANC spokesperson in Parliament

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