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Julius Sello Malema

Date of Birth: 01/01/1981
Place of Birth: Transvaal Province, South Africa


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Riyadh to the rescue

Another complication in the arms deal with Saudi Arabia is that the populist Economic Freedom Fighters of Julius Malema and the right-of-centre Democratic Alliance of Mmusi Maimane will accuse the Ramaphosa government of selling the family silver, getting little for South Africa in return...


Another one bites the dust

Africa Confidential understands that Julius Malema, the populist leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, had threatened to expose more 'secrets' about Nene if he did not resign...


Investors weigh rescue plan

But at home Ramaphosa faces growing criticism from both ends of the political spectrum – on the left for repackaging neoliberal policies, in the eyes of Julius Malema's populist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), and on the right for capitulating to the populists...


Europe discovers Africa, again

But Ramaphosa has repeatedly been forced onto the defensive on land reform by Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters who first introduced and won a motion in Parliament in favour of expropriation without compensation and more recently pushed the ANC to embrace a change in the country's Constitution which many ANC members see as unnecessary...


This land may be your land

The combined forces of pro-Zumaists in the ANC and firebrand Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters appear determined to push the ANC into changing section 25 2(b) and 3 of the constitution which allows for 'just and equitable' compensation by the state for land required for 'public purpose and interest'...


No farewell to arms deals

For today's generation of radicals, such as Julius Malema and the Economic Freedom Fighters, she became a torch bearer for the revolution they say the ANC failed to see through...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

Deprived of the easy target of Zuma's leadership of the African National Congress, Julius Malema's EFF has doubled down on its leftist redistributionist rhetoric, outflanking Ramaphosa on issues such as land, ending all fees for schools and colleges, boosting welfare payments and hiking taxes on business...


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