Youth march peaceful

2011-10-27 11:15

The ANC Youth League’s (ANCYL) march for economic freedom was peaceful, except for an incident where marchers jostled for water bottles.

The march started around noon – three hours later than expected because of transport problems.

The crowd swelled from 600 to about 2 000 since marchers started gathering at Beyers Naudé Square in Johannesburg this morning.

Most of the league’s top brass were present, including the league’s president Julius Malema.

Other youth league bigwigs included treasurer Pule Mabe, deputy president Ronald Lamola, former secretary-general Vuyiswa Tulelo and former deputy president Andile Lungisa, who was greeted by whistles.

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