Guess who's back on Twitter

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who reported the profile. Twitter has blocked the account! Well done!

Last week Twitter banned the account of Andile Mngxitama, to the delight of many South Africans. Unfortunately, it seems as if the president of BLF (Black First Land First) can't grasp the fact that he is not wanted on the platform.

On the 18th of December 2018, he posted the following tweet under his newly created profile in which he mocks the "white people who kicked him out" and then also makes reference to "1:5" which is a clear reference to the statement he made in which he asked hundreds of supporters that for every one black person killed they make sure they kill five white people, whether women, children or animals.
Twitter has a very clear policy on previously banned accounts creating new accounts. They don't allow it and has made a commitment to remove future accounts created by those who have been banned. The following is a tweet from the company's Safety department:

So ladies and gentlemen, let's welcome Andile Mngxitama back to Twitter by requesting that Twitter enforce their own policies and block his new account too. After all, he admits to being blocked before and that is the reason he created the new twitter profile.

You can request for him to be blocked by reporting his tweet. You can do this by clicking on the down arrow next to his tweet and then selecting "Report Tweet", then selecting "It's abusive or harmful" then selecting "It directs hate against a protected category (e.g., race, religion, gender, orientation, disability)", then selecting "A group of people" and then click "Next". It's as easy as that.

It's important that we all play our part to ensure that populism doesn't ruin South Africa. We simply can't allow voices like his, who advocate for violence and the killing of people, to become popular in South Africa.

Be sure to leave a comment and let us know if you reported his profile!
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