Economic Freedom Front (EFF) leader Julius Malema, speaking at a press conference at the EFF's headquarters in Braamfontein on Thursday, said the Gupta-owned news channel and newspaper were operating as "cartels" and "the mafia" and are not welcome at EFF events.
(Read more about Malema's conference here).
John Robbie on Friday spoke to EFF national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, who said that they are not threatening the Gupta-owned media house but merely running a political campaign against the Guptas and their relationship with President Jacob Zuma.
We reserve the rights of admission. They are barred. We don't think they qualify to be called Press.— Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Economic Freedom Front (EFF) National Spokesperson
Listen to the conversation below: