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Malema Launched Own Party In Marikana

Kwanele Sosibo   Julius Malema, the “commander- in-chief” of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), is no stranger to the historic Marikana koppie that he will ascend when his party has its official launch on Sunday October 13. On August 18, as the striking Lonmin workers continued to gather in the immediate aftermath of the Marikana massacre, Malema, clad in a navy-blue and red Nike tracksuit, clutched two mics as he urged workers to “never retreat, even in the face of death”. Malema gives ANC the jitters In the speech were…

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South African Malema To Form Political Party

The former head of the youth wing of South Africa’s governing African Nation Congress is set to launch his new party in Marikana where police last year killed 34 striking miners demanding a pay rise. Julius Malema, who was expelled from the ANC for bringing the party into disrepute, told South African media he wanted to become the country’s next president under the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party. He said he would not be satisfied with a seat in parliament. Malema, 32, said he picked on Marikana as the venue…

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Julius Malema Throws Up

    Listener Staff Report Julius Malema, the madcap South African politician who is always in the news was in Zimbabwe recently, preaching the pro poor rhetoric and racial politics that saw him ostracized from the ruling African National Congress this year. Malema was in Harare to attend the wedding of the Zanu-pf Youth League president. In Malema’s delegation was the ANC Secretary General Sindiso Magaqa who was also suspended recently. Malema has been mad with the ANC for quite a while since his expulsion, with the current nationwide strikes…

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