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DA to lay criminal complaint against EFF, ANC over ‘racist’ eNCA reporter

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This follows a video on social media suggesting that senior eNCA reporter Lindsay Dentlinger racially discriminated against members of Parliament when asking them to put their masks on during a post-budget speech interview.

ANC members protest outside the eNCA head office in Hydepark following claims of racism against the media house’s senior journalist Lindsay Dentlinger on 2 March 2021. Picture: @MYANC/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Saturday said it would lay a complaint against the African National Congress (ANC) and the Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) with the South African Human Rights Commission for race baiting.

This follows a video on social media suggesting that senior eNCA reporter Lindsay Dentlinger racially discriminated against members of Parliament when asking them to put their masks on during a post-budget speech interview on eNCA.

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In the video, Dentlinger is heard asking United Democratic Movement deputy president Nqabayomzi Kwankwa to put on his mask, minutes after interviewing Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Groenewald who wasn’t wearing his mask during the interview.

The incident occurred last month after Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered his Budget speech.

READ: UDM lodges complaint with BCCSA over eNCA ‘double standards’

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