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ANCYL warned over Nzimande insults

2011-10-18 19:32

Johannesburg - The Young Communist League sent a warning to the national leadership of the ANC Youth League on Tuesday and accused it of being "obsessed" with SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

"Our warning to the already discredited ANCYL leadership is that, should they continue to insult and undermine the party leadership, they will find themselves at war with the Young Communist League," national spokesperson Mafika Mndebele said in a statement.

"We shall continue to strive for the unity of the Progressive Youth Alliance, but not at the expense of the proletariat party."

On Monday, Nzimande urged members of the ANC Youth League not to participate in planned marches for economic freedom as they would "not make a difference" to their lives.

He said a march planned by the league's leadership was being used to undermine the authority of the ANC and the government.

‘False alarms’

The ANCYL, in turn, issued a statement saying Nzimande was raising "false alarms".

"The ANC Youth League is nevertheless not concerned by the ranting of Mr Nzimande because the SACP he speaks on behalf of does not have political, ideological and mass power in South Africa," ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu said in a statement.

The Economic Freedom Youth Mass Action is to be held on October 27 and 28 at Beyers Naude Square in central Johannesburg, the Chamber of Mines in Hollard Street in Johannesburg, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton and at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where a night vigil was planned.

Mndebele said the YCL stood by Nzimande's statement and would not participate in the planned march.

"The scourge of unemployment and socio-economic challenges that afflict young people and the better majority of the South African working class should not be taken for a ride by those whose political survival is hanging on the balance," he said.

The YCL in Gauteng described the ANCYL as the anti-Communist Party.

"We have come to accept that the national leadership of the youth under Mr Julius Malema, as president, has adopted an anti-Communist Party stance, insults against the party leadership and zigzagging for content," provincial general secretary Alex Mashilo said in a statement.

"The statement by the national leadership of the youth league seeks to isolate our party general secretary comrade Blade Nzimande and undermine the Communist Party."

Mashilo said the YCL would defend the SACP and its leadership against attacks and insults.

Comments
  • Gammat - 2011-10-18 20:03

    Jaaa, watch out ANCYL!

  • Brainbow - 2011-10-18 20:16

    The following words are from the article and should resonate deep within: Communist Blade Warning Youth Party Marches Freedom Economic Undermine Alarm Mass power Authority Mass action Johannesburg Stock Exchange Union Buildings Night vigil Unemployment Majority Malema President Leadership Attacks Insults

      goyougoodthing - 2011-10-18 22:23

      My favourites: freedom and communism... never the twain shall meet

  • Paul - 2011-10-18 20:22

    Pathetic

  • John - 2011-10-18 20:46

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  • Victor - 2011-10-18 21:05

    They want to march to steal whats not theirs. Why not sit a while and think what this country could have done with the R100 billion which is stolen by their ANC comrades per annum? And that is a fact? It's not corruption, it's stealing from the taxman. This country is in a financial crises due to the ANC government, and they must not try and blame it on anything else. Idiots

  • Robert - 2011-10-18 21:36

    Maybe the ANCYL will rot in hell or strive for a better live for all, I am tired of this saga. Julius you are either a moron or very smart. Forget all that, just be a human and lead your followers in the right direction. The reason is you are not looking good. You are oblivious to the fact that the world of power as you describe is after you, withies. However harnessing such power can make you a leader worth listening too. With great power comes great responsibility. You lost that and only use it - as perceived to your own advantage. I wish I was in your position although but i am not (White) - your mouth and your actions bought you here. Please make us believe and use your advisors not emotional advisors but people with intellect and past knowledge to lead you. You are looking like a moron now. There is a time to be talking to the people and then is a time talking to yourself and feel good about it. I don't think you can be feeling good about yourself. You are wasting your time and limelight. Learn for F#$%#$%ing sake and realy help the youth. If I had your power I would be using my time differently. Good Luck, May Sanity prevail

      goyougoodthing - 2011-10-18 22:29

      Robert, he booked himself into a private clinic last week, do you know what that costs? Do you know who is paying for that? Taxpayers, through corruption and jobs for mates. Now say you do achieve, then you will also be a taxpayer, paying for his private medical whilst you pay NHI to sweat in a government hospital. Do you get it?

      Robert - 2011-10-19 08:50

      Hence my comment. We are losing international investment every time he opens his mouth. I travel and no one wants to invest in this country anymore because of Zuma abd Julius every time they open their mouths besides all the money R 30 Billion miss spending which we already forfeiting the bill for. This has become so ridiculous that it is a joke far beyond reason. We can focus on the small things but it is the real issues that count and that is in its totality harmful to all in this country and I don't think the ANC and ANCYL are realising it. There is no Macro Economic realisation here never mind Micro Economic Awareness. The infrastructure is failing and the they are fighting among themselves. Stealing is one thing just make sure that things are delivered. All countries have corruption. Some to the benefit of citizens and some to the downfall of the citizens. South Africa rotten corruption is destroying the country and their political agendas are digging the grave. SA can be the most prosperous country in the world even with corruption but please deliver what is promised. We are ruled by buffoons which has a greedy selfish nature with no regard to the people they serve, only themselves. They will eat till they die it's a like Labrador the most beautiful dog but will turn fat if you keep feeding it. The Labrador is now fat.

  • Theprodigy - 2011-10-19 08:44

    ANCYL scum

  • Buda - 2011-10-19 11:27

    JULIUS MALEMA IS THE FUTURE, IS INEVITABLE. WE ARE NOT SHAKEN BY SPONSORED AND NOT SO WELL INFORMED COMMENTS. MALEMA IS NOT EDUCATED? LMAO, I WONDER WHEN DO WE HAVE TO SAY A PERSON IS EDUCATED. SACP IS DEAD, I WISH MALEMA CAN TAKE IT BACK TO WHERE IT BELONGS. LOOK AT HOW USELESS buti manamela IS, THE ONLY TIME YOU HEAR ABOUT HIM AND POOR blade IS WHEN THEY ARE AGAINST MALEMA, WHICH MEANS YOU ONLY HEAR ABOUT THEM WHEN MALEMA IS AROUND, SHAME ON THESE POOR COMRADES MAN. SHOW THEM HOW THIS THING IS DONE JUJU. THANKS FOR REFUSING TO UPGRADE lindiwe mazibuko's LOW PROFILE, SINCE THEN, WE NEVER HEARD FROM HER. YOU CLEARLY KNOW THAT OUR PROFILE IS TOO HIGH THROUGH YOU JUJU. EVEN MANDELA NEVER WENT AGAINST YOU, INSTEAD WHEN YOU WERE INTRODUCED TO HIM, HE SMILED AND SAID YOU ARE A FAMOUS MAN. YOU ARE THE FUTURE.

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