EFF takes over from ANC at Wits

2017-10-20 12:53
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President Jacob Zuma recently reshuffled his cabinet, which saw minister of higher education and training Blade Nzimande bring axed. Now it seems, like many South Africans losing hope in the ruling party, students also have a no confidence in the ANC.

Yesterday EFF leader Julius Malema took on police minister Fikile Mbalula, a former ANC Youth League president, after the EFF Student Command (EFFSC) beat the ANC student command to win the student representative council elections at Wits University.

“@MbalulaFikile You said @WitsUniversity Students always vote correctly, I should think that this time you are correct. Shapa @WitsEFF,” Malema tweeted. 

EFFSC won the elections with 12 out of 15 seats.

“Three seats went to the PYA (Progressive Youth Alliance)," said Buhle Zuma, senior communications officer at Wits.

The PYA is made up of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL), the Young Communists League and the Muslim Students Association.

 The student movement was overjoyed after the results were released.

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