Johannesburg - Economic Freedom Fighters supporters have
started to gather at Pieter Roos Park in Johannesburg ahead of a planned march
to the SABC.
EFF members wearing red berets were singing and dancing as
they waited for more buses to bring in supporters.
They were singing "Si zo votela uMalema" (we will
vote for Malema) and "Malema is going, make way for him".
The march is in protest over the public broadcaster refusing
to air the party's election commercial.
The SABC claims the advert incites violence. The matter was
taken to the Independent Communications Authority of SA which ruled in favour
of the broadcaster.
The advertisement contained a slogan that the party would
"destroy e-tolls physically!" if people voted for them.
Johannesburg Metro police spokesperson Chief Superintendent
Wayne Minnaar said traffic would be affected around Auckland Park due to the
"The march will start on the corner of Empire and
Victoria Roads and proceed in a westerly direction on Empire towards the
SABC," he said.
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