Articles tagged 'julius malema'

Malema wades further into race debate 25 June 2018 JOHANNESBURG - Firebrand EFF leader Julius Malema has lashed out at the way Africans are perceived when talking about white or Indian racism, calling some black reporters who are critical of his party "house n****rs". Addressing a crowd after a brief appearance in the Newcastle Magistrate's Co...
Malema says South Africa's white people are safe under his rule 15 June 2018 PRETORIA - EFF leader Julius Malema has warned of an "unled revolution" in South Africa, as black people "are worse off in democracy than they were under apartheid". "If things are going the way they are, there will be a revolution in this country. There will be an unled revolution, and an unl...
PF slams Malema for calling Lungu a coward 31 July 2017 LUSAKA - The the ruling Patriotic Front media team has described South Africa's opposition leader Julius Malema as an imperialist's rabid lap dog running errands for his master. In a statement made available to the media today and signed by PF's Media Director Sunday Chanda, the ruling party s...
Grandpa, it's enough now, Malema tells Mugabe 24 January 2017 HARARE - An opposition party of South African radical leftists has urged President Robert Mugabe to step down, saying he is no longer capable of discharging presidential duties. Urging Mugabe to take a cue from Gambia's Yahya Jammeh who was forced by Ecowas to cede presidential power last week...
Malema loses court bid after calling Cyril 'murderer' 15 December 2016 JOHANNESBURG - Julius Malema's “murderer” comment which he directed at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in the National Assembly has not only been judged as unparliamentary by the Western Cape High Court, but also deemed “a very serious allegation which cannot be categorised as free political spe...
We stand by Zim protestors: Malema 14 July 2016 HARARE - Populist South African politician Julius Malema yesterday offered solidarity to Zimbabwean protesters who have led national strikes against President Robert Mugabe's economic policies that have closed businesses and crippled the public transport system. The left-wing Malema, who led t...
Zim youths must claim political space: Mliswa 25 April 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwean youths have gone to sleep while the older generation has been making disastrous decisions adversely affecting them, Youth Advocacy for Reform and Democracy (Yard) founder and former Zanu PF bigwig Temba Mliswa has said. Mliswa, whose Yard has been invited to Economic Freedo...
Malema is wrong about Zim 25 July 2015 HARARE - Honourable Julius Malema, a few weeks ago you were placed on record making very preposterous claims regarding the President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, his government, his policies, and the general welfare of Zimbabweans. In very implicit terms, you expressed very disturbing opinions t...
'Malema's praise for Mugabe disgusting' 10 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Exiles Forum (Zef) yesterday angrily slammed gushing praises for President Robert Mugabe by Julius Malema, South Africa's Economic Freedom Front (EFF) opposition leader that the problems in Zimbabwe were not caused by the nonagenarian but by “capital”. Zef chairperson and hum...
Zim opposition parties blast Malema 5 July 2015 HARARE - Opposition parties have torn into South Africa's opposition EFF leader, Julius Malema for praising President Robert Mugabe, saying he has taken leave of his senses. Malema this week said Mugabe is not to blame for the problems in Zimbabwe and that he and other African leaders, with th...
SA parly chaos as Malema MPs heckle Zuma 13 February 2015 CAPE TOWN - South Africa's parliament descended into chaos as leftist MPs scuffled with security during a key annual speech by President Jacob Zuma. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), led by Julius Malema, repeatedly interrupted Mr Zuma, demanding answers over a spending scandal. The spea...
Rough diamond?: Firebrand Malema polishes up 27 January 2015 JOHANNESBURG - Julius Malema slipped quietly into the room, looking cheerful, perhaps a little slimmer than on our last encounter, and quite the opposite of the rabble-rousing, Mugabe-in-the-making demagogue that his enemies and critics in South Africa and abroad still like to portray. "Marria...
Malema, EFF MPs suspended for heckling Zuma 28 November 2014 JOHANNESBURG - South African opposition party leader Julius Malema and 11 of his MPs have been suspended from parliament without pay for heckling the president. During a parliamentary address by President Jacob Zuma in August, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members had chanted "pay back the m...
Row over Julius Malema election advert 23 April 2014 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's public broadcaster has said it refused to broadcast a campaign message from the Economic Freedom Front (EFF) as it incited violence. The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) denied that it was banned because it came from the EFF. The advert calls for p...
Zuma must quit within 20 days: Malema 21 March 2014 HARARE - President Jacob Zuma should resign within 20 days, EFF leader Julius Malema said yesterday. “Zuma should step down. If he fails to do so within 20 days, the EFF will march to the Union Buildings... and we will not leave the premises until he resigns,” Malema told supporters outside th...
We can't follow Zim example: ANC 18 March 2014 HARARE - South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will not expropriate land from commercial white farmers, saying it risks devastating the economy as happened in Zimbabwe, a top official said on Sunday. ANC secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe told a church rally in Free State that S...
Hundreds attend Malema party launch 14 October 2013 HARARE - Hundreds of people gathered in Marikana, North West yesterday for the launch of Julius Malema's EFF party. People wearing red berets and T-shirts braved scorching heat as they waited for Malema to arrive. The crowd was kept entertained by artistes singing and dancing. Among the ...
Julius Malema party to fight SA poll 6 September 2013 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's former African National Congress Youth League leader, Julius Malema, has registered a political party to contest next year's elections. The party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, will seek to redistribute land and nationalise South Africa's rich mines, he said. ...
Malema mansion buyer broke 2 September 2013 JOHANNESBURG - The man who bought the Sandton mansion that belonged to former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has forfeited his R1m deposit after failing to come up with the balance of R5,9 million that he had promised at the auction four months ago. According to reports, Gauteng busines...
Malema visits TB Joshua 11 August 2013 JOHANNESBURG - Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is set to follow in struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's footsteps — by visiting Nigeria's foremost charismatic preacher, TB Joshua. In a statement on their Facebook page, EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said Malema and a...
Malema wants Zim style land grabs 2 August 2013 JOHANNESBURG - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will not be moved from its policy of land grabs, leader Julius Malema said yesterday. “Anyone who resists the surrender of land will meet (with) the determination of the people,” he said in Johannesburg, at a briefing about the outcomes of the...
'Zanu PF funding Julius Malema' 22 July 2013 JOHANNESBURG - Julius Malema s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has denied receiving funding from ministers in Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe s Cabinet in order to destabilise South Africa. This comes after the claim was made on the Facebook page of Baba Jukwa, a mysterious poster who claims t...
Malema Limpopo farm seized 20 March 2013 JOHANNESBURG - A Limpopo farm said to be owned by fraud-accused Julius Malema has been seized by the Asset Forfeiture Unit, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said yesterday. On [Monday], the Asset Forfeiture Unit of the NPA was granted a forfeiture order for a farm that is alleged to belon...
Juju clothing range also falls on hard times 15 February 2013 JOHANNESBURG - Juju, the clothing range inspired by expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema, has suffered the same fate as the political life of its embattled source of inspiration. In January last year when Malema was at his loudest, a business idea was ignited by enterprising Pretoria...
Malema faces bankruptcy 14 January 2013 JOHANNESBURG - Former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema is facing bankruptcy following his fight with South African Revenue Services (Sars) over R16m ($1,9m) in outstanding taxes. Rapport reports that many of former friends and partners have forsaken him. In an exclusive interview with the...