Citizen Reporter
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31 Jan 2017
11:47 am

Twitter roasts Gerrie Nel for joining AfriForum

Citizen Reporter

It was announced that Gerrie Nel had resigned from being a state prosecutor at the NPA and was set to establish an investigative unit at AfriForum.

FILE PICTURE: State prosecutor Gerrie Nel is seen during the murder trial of paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, Tuesday, 15 April 2014. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters/Pool

News that Nel, who led the case against Oscar Pistorius, was headed to AfriForum did not sit well with many people on Twitter.

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Poet and activist Ntsiki Mazwai tweeted that the organisation was more a platform for “racists”, adding “whites will never change”, upon learning Nel was joining AfriForum, while top investigative journalist Adriaan Basson said it was a “sad day”.