Juju makes a statement in KZN

2014-04-27 11:31

Julius Malema’s lacklustre campaign in the ANC heartland of KwaZulu-Natal has failed to win the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) new supporters ahead of next week’s elections.

Malema’s presence in eThekwini seemed to be a strategy calculated to eat away at the edges of the ANC’s support in peripheral areas like informal settlements, or among groups like university students.

His campaign trail did not hit big with established townships like KwaMashu and Umlazi, where the ANC enjoys a lot of support.

“We came here to say we do exist in KwaZulu-Natal, including in Nkandla. We are not going to allow a situation where the ANC turns KwaZulu-Natal into a no-go area,” Malema said.

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