Two of the EFF’s Members of Parliament have resigned their positions as well as from the party’s central command team over money they say they received from Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign for the ANC presidency.

Tebogo Mokwele and Nkagisang Mokgosi’s resignation letters contain similar sections.

Mokwele said earlier that she asked Ramaphosa for assistance with a bereavement, while News24 reports that Mokgosi received money in relation to personal situations. Both want to stay members of the EFF.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Small Business Development, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, has denied media reports that she used funds from Ramaphosa’s campaign to buy a mansion and a fleet of cars.

She says the house in question has been a family home since 2010 and the fleet of cars were all paid off in 2016.

Ntshavheni, who was the CR17 campaign coordinator in Limpopo, emphasizes that she never abused a cent from the campaign: