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“Stop Worshipping Whiteness” Malema Tells South Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - EFF leader Julius Malema delivered his Youth Day speech at the iconic University of Fort Hare on Sunday, and he delivered it with all the fire and brimstone we’ve come to expect from the beloved politician. He told the crowds that the minds of South Africans “still need liberating”, and vowed to serve as the party leader until “the worship of whiteness” had finished.

South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters Promise Radical Reforms

AFRICANGLOBE - "White people will no longer eat alone, we are coming to sit on the dinner table and if you are refusing us on a dinner table we are going to destroy that dinner table. No one is going to eat until all of us in South Africa eat from the same dinner table. That’s what we are fighting for.”

When To Expect The Results Of South Africa’s National Elections

AFRICANGLOBE - The 2019 national elections are set to be one of the most hotly contested since the dawn of democracy, with many stakeholders – from businesses to investors and opposition parties – keeping a close eye on the ANC’s performance.

South Africa Is The World’s Most Unequal Country

AFRICANGLOBE - Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra. Unemployment in the country of 56 million people soars past 25%. There are tire-burning protests almost every day over the lack of basic services like working toilets in mostly Black neighborhoods. Whites still hold much of the wealth and private levers of power, while Blacks trim their lawns and clean their homes.

Racial Divisions And Pessimism About Democracy Loom Over South African Elections

AFRICANGLOBE - A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans will vote in general elections on May 8 against a backdrop of pessimism over the state of their political system and persisting divisions in attitudes by race and political party. Attitudes toward public institutions in South Africa have become more negative since the early 1990s, following the country's first democratic elections.

Great News: EFF Growing As ANC And DA Decline – Report

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's Institute for Race Relations (IRR) has released its Criterion Report, a quarterly market research survey on voter preferences. Nationally the poll does not paint a happy picture for the African National Congress (ANC), who by the survey’s estimation are at risk of losing their majority and dipping below the 50% mark for the first time since South Africa’s transition towards democracy.

ANC ‘Cowards’ Too ‘Scared Of Whites’ To Take Back The Land...

AFRICANGLOBE - EFF leader Julius Malema told a large crowd of supporters dressed in red that the ANC were “cowards” who were “scared of whites” and that this was why “whites take advantage of them and refuse to release the land”. The EFF leader then said that his party only wanted to “share” the land and the wealth and that any white people who couldn’t accept this could “leave on their own”.

ANC Struggling To Retain Support Among South Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa has been addressing rallies across the country, hoping to persuade an electorate of 27 million to back the ruling African National Congress (ANC) one more time in the May 8 general elections.

Julius Malema Expects Landslide Victory In South African Election

AFRICANGLOBE - South African opposition leader, Julius Malema, is confident of winning the May 8 general elections.While campaigning in Johannesburg, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters party said he hoped for a landslide win when South Africans go to the polls.

Alarm As ANC Risk Losing Power In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The ANC has made a startling admission, conceding that it is at risk of losing power in the next general election even with President Cyril Ramaphosa as the face of the campaign. This assessment is contained in a document that was presented at a national elections workshop in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, two months ago but that has been kept under wraps until now. The ANC internal document says the party might still not get a majority of more than 50%, and rates the likelihood that it will have to enter a coalition to remain in power as "high". It says the ANC might even have to go into opposition.

South Africans To Vote In National Elections On May 8th

AFRICANGLOBE - South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed May 8th as the date for the 2019 presidential elections. He made the announcement during his 2019 State of the Nation Address before Parliament on Thursday.

Zuma Government Behind Anti-African Protests In South Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - "Let the world know by the South African government refusing to let these peaceful foreigners and loving South Africans who are in solidarity saying no to xenophobia...The message is clear, the person who is shooting is the person behind the trigger. "It's clear South African government is behind this xenophobia." Mpinda said it was confusing why the Presidency would not allow protesters to hand over their memorandum, but had allowed a march against foreigners to continue on February 24.

Nigerians Protest Attacks On Its Citizens And Other Africans In South...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerians in Abuja reportedly staged an anti-xenophobia protest outside the South African embassy in the capital Abuja on Wednesday, calling on authorities to “stop attacks on African nationals”. The protest, organised by members of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, urged the South African government to urgently address the situation.

Nigeria Asks African Union To Step In To Stop Anti-African Attacks...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union to step in to stop what it said were "xenophobic attacks" on its citizens and other Africans in South Africa. The presidency said there was a need for the continental body to "intervene urgently," claiming that in the last two years "about 116" Nigerians had been killed, including 20 last year.

ANC Youth Leader Wants A Second Revolution In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The African National Congress (ANC) needs a bold leader to launch a "second revolution" redistributing wealth to the Black majority, said the head of the party's youth wing, which helped propel President Jacob Zuma to power.

Could Julius Malema Become South Africa’s Next President?

AFRICANGLOBE - Could Julius Malema be South Africa's next president? That's the question Harvard Professor of History Niall Ferguson believes South Africa should be asking about the young charismatic leader.