Malema gets hero’s welcome in Zim

2010-04-03 13:19

ANC Youth League (ANCYL) President Julius Malema arrived to a

hero’s welcome in Harare, Zimbabwe, with Zanu-PF members singing his “Dubul

ibhunu” song, the Saturday Star reported.


Flanked by his delegation and several Zanu-PF officials and

businessmen, Malema was surprised on hearing the song
from Zanu-PF

supporters.


Malema smiled, clapped his hands and started nodding in approval as

members of his delegation joined in, the newspaper said.


This was a few hours after AfriForum succeeded in obtaining an

interdict in the Pretoria High Court stopping Malema from singing the

song.


The court on Thursday ruled that Malema could not sing the song

until AfriForum’s hate speech application began in the Equality Court.


The ANC said it was disappointed by the court’s ruling and was

planning to approach the Constitutional Court to challenge a separate ruling by

a judge who also prevented the singing of the song.


This was in favour of an application by Delmas businessman Willem

Harmse.

 

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