The EFF is South Africa’s third-largest party with 44 parliamentary seats and representation in most municipalities and metros. The party’s vision appeared to be inspired by late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi who dreamt of a United States of Africa. This plan could well be underway with formations from Liberia, Malawi, and Namibia who were among the guests attending the second people’s assembly in Nasrec. culled: EWN Op-ed 

OPINION | Malema’s larger than life personality is a threat to EFF’s longevity

  Proponents of democracy, believing in the central claim that strong opposition parties lead to a strong and healthy democracy, might see the expulsion of Julius Malema from the African National Congress and Cyril Ramaphosa’s subsequent rejection of his appeal at the ANC’s 53rd Elective Congress in Mangaung in 2012 as a blessing in disguise. On July 26, 2013 – the anniversary of the July 26 Movement that sparked the Cuban revolution – Malema and other disgruntled ANC Youth League leaders went on to establish the Economic Freedom Fighters. While many believed…

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In different tweets on Monday, former leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) kingpin Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Thuli Madosela and musicians AKA and Casper Nyovest, suggested that the South African government and other nations should intervene to stop the arrest and human rights violations. Public Policy 

EFF expresses solidarity with Nigerian protesters, condemns Buhari government

By Jonisayi Maromo Pretoria – The Julius Malema-led Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday saluted the “young lions” of Nigeria for intensifying the fight against police brutality under the banner of #EndSARS. The protests now included “a more cogent revolutionary struggle” against corruption, maladministration and bad governance that has characterised Nigeria over decades, it said. EFF national spokesperson Delisile Ngwenya said in a statement that Nigeria had seen seven military takeovers of governance, including two of its former military rulers turned democratically elected heads of state – former president Olusegun…

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Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema was definitely not woke, added Mazwai, who claimed to be closer to Robert Sobukwe and Steve Biko in ideology than Malema. In a video she posted on social media on Friday, she said: “Julius Malema is not woke. He’s a man that holds a lot of power. He’s thriving in our community because he’s the type of man that Christianity has created.” News 

EFF leader Julius Malema is definitely not woke, says South African poet

“The outspoken poet has attempted to deconstruct the EFF’s leader ideology and concluded he’s not what Steve Biko would have promoted.”–The Citizen Poet Ntsiki Mazwai has caused a stir on social media following her comments on black consciousness and being woke. According to Mazwai, she is more woke and conscious than most men who are deemed to be, only that South Africa listens more to men than women. She said The Daily Show host Trevor Noah and Sizwe Dhlomo were smart – book smart, according to the poet and musician,…

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