Watch: Fists fly as EFF member punches rival in council meeting

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The bad blood between the political parties of South Africa continues to run cold on Tuesday, after an EFF councillor landed two punches on a rival in eMhlathuze. The Richards Bay Municipality descended into chaos earlier this morning, after the IFP saw their candidate elected as mayor.

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The scenes in eMhlathuze Council were far from pretty. The video shared online shows the EFF councillor delivering a volley of blows, but failing to floor his resilient target. The puncher is then restrained by others.

Mayor Donda of the IFP, and Deputy Mayor Ngubane of the EFF, will now form the leadership team that aims to restore Richards Bay to its former glory – but, as we can see from this footage, the next five years may not be all that friendly…

WATCH: EMHALTHUZE EFF COUNCILLOR PUNCHES RIVAL POLITICIAN