Child grants not sustainable - Malema

2014-02-02 16:30
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Johannesburg - Child grants were not a sustainable solution to poverty, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said in Daveyton on Sunday.

"People need jobs to support their children and families. Stop celebrating R300, you deserve more," Malema said.

Child grants could not be a permanent solution, he said.

Malema was addressing hundreds of EFF supporters at an election campaign event on the East Rand.

He told his supporters the EFF would double the pension money for the elderly.

"We'll take care of our grannies because we are a caring organisation," Malema said.

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