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New EFF MPs sworn in

The Economic Freedom Fighters added two new MPs to its caucus in the swearing-in ceremony that took place in Parliament on Wednesday.

New EFF MP Naledi Chirwa. Picture: @NalediChirwa/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - The Economic Freedom Fighters added two new MPs to its caucus in the swearing-in ceremony that took place in Parliament on Wednesday.

Naledi Chirwa (25) and 30-year-old Vuyani Pambo, who both rose to prominence during the #FeesMustFall protests between 2015 and 2017, were sworn-in as MPs in Parliament alongside the party's leader Julius Malema, deputy leader Floyd Shivambu and the party's spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndloz i by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Musician Ringo Madlingozi will also be sworn in to occupy a seat for the EFF.

The red berets are one of the very few parties to introduce young, new faces in Parliament after securing close to 2 million votes after the 8 May national elections, securing a total of 44 seats in the national legislature compared to 25 from 2014.

The EFF was one of two parties that gained more votes from the 2014 national elections.

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