Police are searching for suspects while Vodacom has shut some of its outlets after what seemed to be EFF supporters trashed a store at the Mall of the North in Limpopo.
The crowd assaulted women and stole goods, according to Vodacom.
A video of the chaos is doing the rounds on social media.
Corruption Watch Chairman Mavuso Msimang in an image called Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu “abusers of democracy”, angering the EFF supporters.
Msimang was speaking at the Vodacom Journalism Awards.
Abedian also briefly touched on the imploding Eskom.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).
…Here is a party that has gone rogue... recurrent incidences put big question marks on the party…— Dr Iraj Abedian, Pan-African Investments and Research Services
The notion of accountability… should stretch into these arenas…— Dr Iraj Abedian, Pan-African Investments and Research Services
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