While the family and friends of Anele Hoyana, 40, are still struggling to recover after his death, members of the EFF have taken over the farm of, Fritz “Majeke” Joubert, 45.
The murder of Hoyana sent shockwaves across the country and especially in light of the fact that Joubert recorded the entire incident and posted it on his Facebook page.
Joubert, who was shot dead by a police officer, killed Hoyana on his farm just outside Gonubie in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.
In the video, Joubert refers to himself as a “prince and elect” and to Hoyana as “Satan”.
Ao. Hendrick Fielies Odendaal and const. Phillip Bam, who responded to the emergency call from neighbors of the farm Geluksdal, found Hoyana’s body in a pool of blood.
Odendaal apparently shot Joubert out of self-defense when Joubert allegedly attacked him in an attempt to disarm him.
Hoyana was a sangoma. He was apparently on Joubert’s farm because a cleansing ritual would be performed there. It is believed that Joubert would also be initiated as a sangoma.
Footage posted on EFFJoziGroundForces’s Twitter profile shows EFF members at Joubert’s farm.
The entry reads: “The murderer’s house, Fritz Joubert, was officially expropriated without compensation. That bastard should never come back. #RipAneleHoyana. “
The EFF’s entry attracted mixed response. Some people praised the red beret for their actions and others accused them of politics. There was even a request that the farm be burnt down.
About Joubert’s three videos, Twitter users also had questions about who the person was who made the video footage, and whether that person would also be charged.
Joubert uploaded three videos on his Facebook page before his death. Two of the videos were recorded by another person.
In one of these, Joubert tells the person making the video to approach, threatening Hoyana with death.
In another video, Joubert puts his arm around a man whom he represents as Sabelo Ngaka. There is no confirmation that Ngaka recorded the videos or why he appeared in one of the videos.
Statements issued by police do not say whether any other person, except Joubert, is involved in Hoyana’s murder.
Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana urged the public to give the police room to conduct their investigation thoroughly.
According to Kinana, police will check the footage of the murder. A request has been made to anyone who has further information to come forward.
Hoyana’s brother, Olwethu Hoyana, said in a caption on Twitter that the family was struggling to recover.
He said they appreciated the public’s support, but asked that they be given space during this difficult time.
In one of Joubert’s videos, Hoyana stands on his knees in Joubert’s house with his two-year-old son in his hands, while Joubert, dressed in a Springbok rugby jersey, threatens to kill him.
Hoyana comforts his son by stroking his head and back. At one point he put the boy’s head on his shoulder.
Joubert refers to Hoyana as “Satan” and says he is going to punish him according to what God wants him to do for his community.
Joubert refers to himself as a “prince, the elect, and the king of Africa who gained power”.
“Viva, Amandla, viva! I had to do it on my own. I’m going to start with you against your head (sic) for what you do to the white man and the white farmer, and the black man and the black farmer, and the soldier.
“This is Satan and Satan’s child. I’m going to murder him. I’m going to send you back to where you came from. That is why our country is where it is, ”Joubert said in the video.