Malema still in hospital

2011-10-07 13:37

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema is still in hospital, the SABC reported.

Limpopo Medi-Clinic spokesperson Istha McMillan told the broadcaster he was receiving treatment and was still in bed.

She did not give further details.Malema was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday for flu-like symptoms.

The league said he was in a stable condition, adding that a doctor requested he stay in hospital for observation until he was in full health.

“The reasons for the hospitalisation are not major. He will be discharged soon,” it said yesterday.

It declined to give more details on his condition, saying Malema’s health was a private matter.Malema’s disciplinary hearing was postponed to the October 15.

He faces charges of bringing the ANC into disrepute and sowing division within party ranks.He recently said the league would send a team to Botswana to consolidate local opposition parties and help bring about regime change.

Charged with him are league spokesperson Floyd Shivambu, deputy president Ronald Lamola, treasurer-general Pule Mabe, secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa and deputy secretary-general Kenetswe Mosenogi.

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