Malema verdict – reaction

2012-03-01 10:36

The news of ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema’s expulsion from the ruling party had social media networks buzzing late last night.

The verdict which was expected late yesterday afternoon was only released after 9:30pm.

Malema sympathisers agreed with him that his fight would continue while his detractors lapped up the news with glee. Malema has 14 days to appeal the decision to the ANC’s national disciplinary committee of appeal (NDCA).

Some of the tweets and Facebook comments:

Dark forces, only fly by the night, faceless forces celebrate in the night... We are not shaken by the results, its second time we hear this. Viva ANCYL. Mangaung, there we come to make the changes.. – Mampshe Klaas Malapane

Good decision to save South Africa. Guys do you think those elders are fooling us when they abandoned lots of youthful suggestions? The guy was there to ruin the ANC, now Tata will be in good health forever ‘cos Malema made him sick always when he deliver his public speech. thank you Hanekom and Ramaphosa. Well done – Mariba Nditsheni Steven Vhangani

Wishing him all the best in whatever he will be doing outside the national movement. – Mzamo Nokhala Langa

Ill discipline does not pay and if anyone thinks he is above the organisation, here we go. It was about time... – Thandeka Khoza

#Malema expelled from #ANC. It couldn’t have happened to a nicer person. – @stephenbowey

It’s about friggen time! – @DrJaredTaylor

sad day indeed for Juju – @Masalelab

My leader is forced to submarine – @MamepeKam

Limpopo is going to instate Phuza Wednesday – @LifesRiddles (Molokwane Lekate)

He must go to COPE now! – @PweshEEfwEsh

Your sentence of Malema is similar to a father that wants to be tough in your late years whilst he allowed you to do as you please prior – @G_XCON (Gayton McKenzie)

Malema can find comfort in that he is not the only Julius to have rose and fell hard. He shares his tribulations with the Roman Emperor. – @Sentletse

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