Rian Malan on Julius Malema – looking behind the red overalled facade

2014-12-18 07:52

During Apartheid, Rian Malan employed his pen like a surgeon does the scalpel, fearlessly dissecting and exposing ugliness of an indefensible political system.

ANC preparing for return of EFF members

2014-12-17 15:51

The African National Congress has called on its members and leaders to ready themselves for the return of EFF members to the ruling party.

Scrap financial aid scheme - EFF

2014-12-16 20:49

Government should scrap the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and introduce free education for all, says the EFF.

Invade unoccupied land - EFF

2014-12-16 14:40

The Economic Freedom Fighters have called for the invasion of unoccupied land in South Africa.

EFF stood the test of time - Mpofu

2014-12-16 12:18

The EFF has stood the test of time and survived, claims party chairperson Dali Mpofu of the party, which is just over a year old.

EFF - the party triumphant

2014-12-16 08:43

If the EFF want to make a real difference in South Africa, it needs to first focus on its internal structures, says Chris Kanyane.

EFF tensions boil over

2014-12-15 20:52

Disgruntled delegates from Gauteng have stormed out of the hall of the Economic Freedom Fighters' national people's assembly to nominate additional members to the party's command team.

Don't give us grants, give us dignity: EFF

2014-12-15 18:38

South Africans do not want grants, but jobs that will give them dignity, the EFF's political educator and policy researcher says.


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EFF top six re-elected unopposed

2014-12-15 07:22

The Economic Freedom Fighters top six have been elected with Julius Malema retaining his position as party president.

No EFF factions, says Malema

2014-12-14 21:26

EFF leader Julius Malema has sought to present a united front, saying there are no factions in the party.

Malema: Ramaphosa sees a deal in everything

2014-12-14 17:40

EFF leader Julius Malema has warned that the ANC will be worse off under Cyril Ramaphosa, the party's deputy chairperson, because he sees a "transaction in every political engagement".

EFF to take SA to promised land, says Malema

2014-12-14 14:29

The EFF has seen the future, it is bright, and the party can take South Africa there, its leader Julius Malema says.

Malema: Policies must benefit the people

2014-12-14 13:51

EFF leader Julius Malema has called for the party to create policies to benefit the people.

Malema arrives to hero's welcome at conference

2014-12-14 12:23

EFF leader Julius Malema has received a hero's welcome when he walked into the main hall of the University of Free State's Bloemfontein campus, for the party's first elective conference.

Sea of red as EFF members converge on conference

2014-12-13 19:57

Members of the EFF have arrived in large numbers and queued for accreditation in Bloemfontein, where the party is holding its first elective conference to elect top leaders at the University of Free State's campus.

Bill Gates can be seen as supporting the EFF's policies

2014-12-12 17:01

Bill Gates' latest blog reveals a point of view that could give credibility to those calling for more government control of financial institutions and land reform, says Siphiwo Ntshuntshe.

Maimane to be probed for unparliamentary behaviour

2014-12-11 21:00

Three MPs, including DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane, are set to be investigated for alleged misconduct, according to parliamentary papers published.

EFF to take case to ConCourt

2014-12-10 14:22

The EFF says it is preparing to go to the Constitutional Court to challenge Parliament's sanctions against some of its MPs.

Parly's sergeant-at-arms called police - Nhleko

2014-12-09 13:29

Parliament's sergeant-at-arms both asked for and authorised the controversial entry of police into the National Assembly last month, according to Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.

Reporters held captive by EFF members - report

2014-12-04 11:38

Two Daily Sun reporters were held captive, allegedly by Economic Freedom Fighters members during a protest in Nellmapius, Pretoria, it has been reported.

EFF warns Zille to address racist incident

2014-12-02 12:13

The Economic Freedom Fighters has urged Western Cape Premier Helen Zille to suspend a Boland safety department official who allegedly used the k-word with a Khayelitsha caterer or there will be “chaos”.

PAC 'disgusted by EFF suspension'

2014-11-30 14:49

The suspension of 12 EFF members from parliament was disgusting, the PAC says, ahead of the newly-fledged opposition party heading to court to challenge the decision.

EFF claim Gauteng caucus member roughed up

2014-11-28 21:41

A member of the EFF's caucus staff has been manhandled and thrown out of the Gauteng Legislature by police, according to the party.


AfriForum lays charges against Malema

2014-12-17 17:26

AfriForum has laid criminal charges against EFF leader Julius Malema for his land grab comments at the party's congress in Bloemfontein.

Malema: I am not a dictator or a cry baby

2014-12-16 22:01

EFF leader Julius Malema has said in Bloemfontein that his leadership style is not dictatorial.

Diversify local media, says EFF

2014-12-16 17:35

The EFF will fight for the diversification of the local media, the party's elective conference in Bloemfontein has heard.

EFF wants compulsory military service

2014-12-16 13:47

A year's compulsory military service for the youth and free legal services for the poor are among the proposals heard at the EFF's elective conference in Bloemfontein.

EFF back in assembly after day of disruption

2014-12-16 09:34

EFF members have returned to plenary for the final day of the party's first national assembly, following a disruptive day for leader Julius Malema.

EFF fighters revolt against Malema

2014-12-15 22:18

Open revolt has erupted in the Economic Freedom Fighters’ national people’s assembly in Bloemfontein as at least two popular leaders declined nominations for leadership positions.

Emotions run high at EFF conference

2014-12-15 19:40

Emotions have run high as the EFF's national peoples assembly nominated additional members to the party's command team.

ANC is the bodyguard of capitalism says EFF

2014-12-15 14:00

The ruling party is the 'bodyguard of capitalism' in the country, the Economic Freedom Fighters say.

Dangers of the "drive the Whites into the sea" idea

2014-12-15 08:01

The current breed of socialists in South African politics is nothing but a bunch of opportunists who see a gap in the country’s political market, says Fairchance Ncube.

Malema uncontested as EFF leader

2014-12-14 23:13

EFF Julius Malema has been nominated unopposed for the position of president of his party during its elective conference held at the University of Free State's Bloemfontein Campus.

Zuma betrayed Gaddafi - Malema

2014-12-14 20:42

EFF leader Julius Malema has accused President Jacob Zuma of having betrayed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

EFF tells ANC to start packing

2014-12-14 16:08

The EFF is confident about its performance in the 2016 local government elections and has warned the ANC its dominance is under threat.

Govt can't do its job - Malema

2014-12-14 13:58

Government is incapable of doing its job, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

UFS praised for being non-partisan

2014-12-14 13:14

The University of the Free State is a courageous institution with strong leadership, EFF Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu says.

EFF kicks off first conference

2014-12-14 10:37

Delegates at the EFF's first national assembly have started trickling into the University of the Free State's main hall in Bloemfontein as the party prepared to elect its top six leaders.

EFF to elect leaders

2014-12-12 17:10

A year after its establishment, the EFF heads to its first elective congress on the back of violent provincial congresses and allegations of factionalism.

EFF to ConCourt over MPs suspension

2014-12-12 16:24

The EFF has filed papers with the Constitutional Court challenging the suspension of some of its MPs by the National Assembly's powers and privileges committee.

Parly plagued by opposition's 'roguishness' - ANC

2014-12-10 14:48

The first six months of the fifth Parliament has been tarnished by "rampant anarchy, disorder, and roguishness", ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani says.

Don't name land after me - Malema

2014-12-10 13:21

EFF leader Julius Malema wants his followers to stop naming newly-occupied land after him.

Ramaphosa: Parly would have embarrassed Mandela

2014-12-08 05:15

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been embarrassed at the recent events in Parliament, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

EFF application to be heard in W Cape High Court

2014-12-03 05:00

The Western Cape High Court in Cape Town will next week hear an application by the EFF challenging sanctions against its MPs.

Julius Malema not welcome at Zanu-PF conference

2014-12-01 08:41

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema will not be welcome at Zanu-PF's conference to be held in Harare, Zimbabwe this week, according to a report.

EFF to file papers

2014-11-29 14:49

The Economic Freedom Fighters will file papers to challenge the suspension of its 12 MPs, says leader Julius Malema.

Suspension notices sent to EFF MPs

2014-11-28 18:54

Letters of suspension and notices of fines have been sent to several EFF MPs.

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