Big screen for Malema supporters
Johannesburg - The ANC Youth League has put
up a big screen outside the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday
to allow its supporters to watch television coverage of the hate speech
trial of its president Julius Malema.
However, not many supporters were gathered
outside the court before the start of the case, with some opting to stand under
the shelter opposite the court building.
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and
Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane were expected to take the stand on
Tuesday, time permitting.
Malema was also expected to give testimony in
the high court, sitting as the Equality Court.
Afrikaner interest group AfriForum has taken
Malema to court, contending that his singing of a struggle song containing the
lyrics "awudubhule ibhunu" or "shoot the boer" constitutes