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Malema: EFF plans union for working class

2014-04-13 13:17

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says his party is going to form its own union to fight for the interests of the working class.

Teach DA, EFF a lesson, says Nzimande

2014-04-12 17:00

The DA and EFF must be taught a powerful lesson, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

EFF attracting black voters from DA - report

2014-04-09 11:42

The DA is losing black voters to Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters, DA Western Cape leader Theuns Botha reportedly says.

Malema: People support EFF policies

2014-04-07 20:26

Julius Malema says people support the EFF because of its policies and not because they are against President Jacob Zuma.

Parties spend weekend on campaign trail

2014-04-06 21:10

With 30 days until the national elections, political parties are pushing full steam ahead with their campaigns.

Malema: Kliptown a symbol of poverty

2014-04-06 16:09

Kliptown township in Soweto is the symbolic definition of what poverty looks like, EFF leader Julius Malema has said.

Malema desperate to settle tax bill

2014-04-06 07:48

Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema is on an all-out quest to reach an agreement with SARS in a bid to avoid being disqualified from parliament, says a report.

Why Malema must rule

2014-04-03 09:15

Those people who fear that SA will turn out like Zimbabwe if Julius Malema comes into power have to realise most of us envy Zimbabweans because they own their own land, says Cameron Modisane.

Malema: IEC had potential to 'sleep with politicians'

2014-04-01 19:28

The Electoral Commission of SA should be scrutinised to determine whether it was conducting business with politically aligned companies, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

EFF introduces candidates

2014-03-31 14:54

The EFF has introduced their list of candidates for the national election in Johannesburg.

Malema: Zuma must rot in jail

2014-03-29 22:00

President Jacob Zuma is enjoying a luxurious life while poor people are living in poverty, Julius Malema says, and he should be arrested, and must rot in jail.

Malema: EFF will change North West

2014-03-29 15:54

The EFF is ready to change the North West, its leader Julius Malema says.

NPA clarifies Malema charges

2014-03-27 14:14

The NPA has clarified the charges against Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema and the "discharge" of charges against his alleged business associates.

ANC set to secure 66%

2014-03-23 08:23

A survey has found that the ANC looks set to win a two-thirds majority in the elections.

South Africans remember Sharpeville massacre

2014-03-21 22:39

Sharpeville has been coloured yellow, red and black as the ANC, EFF and the PAC commemorated Human Rights Day in the historical township in Vereeniging, south of Gauteng.

EFF, Malema gather at cop shop

2014-03-20 13:37

Economic Freedom Fighters supporters have gathered outside the Sunnyside police station in Pretoria to wait for Julius Malema to arrive. He is expected to lay charges against President Jacob Zuma.

Rupert threatened by EFF's agenda - Malema

2014-03-17 14:46

The Economic Freedom Fighters says billionaire businessman Johann Rupert is threatened by the party's fight for economic freedom.

EFF releases candidate list

2014-03-17 12:40

The Economic Freedom Fighters released its list of candidates for provincial legislature and Parliament on Monday during a press conference in Johannesburg.

Malema blames tax woes on Johann Rupert

2014-03-16 09:06

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has lashed out at billionaire businessman Johann Rupert, blaming him for his troubles with the taxman, a report says.


2014-03-13 08:32

The Economic Freedom Fighters' manifesto.

Malema takes on judge, Tlakula and IEC

2014-03-11 20:48

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party would not allow the 7 May elections to be presided over by people with "questionable credentials".

Lekota comes to Malema's defence - report

2014-03-10 07:14

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has reportedly defended EFF leader Julius Malema, saying stolen money was put in his name, leading to the unpaid tax allegations against him.

Press club condemns EFF manhandling of media

2014-03-06 12:51

The National Press Club has condemned the manhandling of journalists by the EFF outside the North Gauteng High Court.


I do not hate white people - Malema

2014-04-15 15:17

EFF leader Julius Malema says he does not hate white people, and there will not be a white genocide under his rule.

‘Poor’ Malema uses chopper to ‘be everywhere like the Holy Spirit’

2014-04-13 19:02

Moments after pleading poverty in front of his supporters, EFF leader Julius Malema hit the skies in a helicopter, heading to his next rally, City Press reports.

Malema apologises to Mbeki’s mother

2014-04-13 10:35

EFF leader Julius Malema has apologised to former president Thabo Mbeki’s mother and to the people of the Eastern Cape for having helped recall the former president and for replacing him with “nothing”, says a report.

Malema trust launched to settle Sars bill

2014-04-09 20:41

A trust has been launched to collect funds to settle EFF leader Julius Malema's R16m SA Revenue Service bill.

IEC employees barred from striking

2014-04-08 05:30

Employees of the Electoral Commission of SA cannot go on strike, the organisation says.

Malema's online chat: 'We will win'

2014-04-07 16:06

EFF leader Julius Malema has described as a "waste of time" his support of President Jacob Zuma while he was still a member of the ruling party.

Mandela's ANC died with him - Malema

2014-04-06 18:02

The ANC of Nelson Mandela has died with him, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

EFF members gather in Kliptown

2014-04-06 14:00

A crowd of more than a hundred EFF supporters have been dancing and singing as they await the arrival of their leader Julius Malema in Kliptown, Soweto.

But if not the ANC, then who?

2014-04-04 17:15

Probably for the first time for many South Africans the ANC is no longer the obvious choice to vote for. But what are our alternatives? asks Ben Moshatama.

These pictures of Zuma, Zille, Malema will give you nightmares

2014-04-02 14:33

Ever wondered what it would look like if you were to merge Patricia De Lille and Julius Malema into one person? Yes, that just happened and it can never be unseen.

Tlakula has 7 days to resign - Malema

2014-04-01 16:29

Opposition parties will initiate legal proceedings against the Independent Electoral Commission of SA if chairperson Pansy Tlakula does not resign, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

EFF reaches out to minority groups

2014-03-30 16:53

The EFF invites people who may be affected or who sympathise with minority groups to be part of their inaugural launching seminar, writes Cameron Modisane.

Zuma must be arrested - Malema

2014-03-29 18:01

President Jacob Zuma must be arrested for stealing public money, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says.

Malema arrives at Montshioa

2014-03-29 14:15

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has arrived at the Montshioa stadium near Mahikeng, North West.

Malema business associates acquitted

2014-03-27 08:38

Three business associates of EFF leader Julius Malema have been acquitted on corruption charges, leading Malema to call for the charges against him to be dropped.

EFF supporters await Dali Mpofu's arrival

2014-03-22 14:17

Hundreds of EFF supporters have gathered at the Soshanguve hostel outside Pretoria, awiting the arrival of their Gauteng premier candidate Dali Mpofu.

Zuma must step down - Malema

2014-03-20 18:10

President Jacob Zuma should resign within 20 days, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Malema confident about list

2014-03-17 17:06

EFF leader Julius Malema says he is confident about the list of candidates the party has submitted to the Electoral Commission of SA.

Malema: Economic revolution threat to Rupert

2014-03-17 14:45

Billionaire businessman Johann Rupert is threatened by the EFF's fight for economic freedom, says the party's leader Julius Malema.

Malema’s Rupert remarks rock Twitter

2014-03-17 10:47

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has lashed out at billionaire businessman Johann Rupert and blames him for his troubles with the taxman.

Malema a no-show at Cape Town rallies

2014-03-14 13:45

The EFF leader Julius Malema has failed to show up at two election campaign stop in Cape Town.

EFF loses sleep over election money - Malema

2014-03-12 19:12

Julius Malema says the EFF used the money made from selling berets, T-shirts, posters, and donations from members to pay the deposit fee to contest the general elections.

Malema: SA law is for rich

2014-03-11 16:27

EFF leader Julius Malema says South African courts are being used to rubber-stamp decisions of capitalists.

Dead EFF member named

2014-03-08 09:30

The EFF member who died after he collapsed outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has been identified.

Malema, EFF remember dead supporter

2014-03-06 08:45

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has promised to pay for the funeral of a man who died during a protest outside the North Gauteng High Court.

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