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South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters Celebrate Growth

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters, EFF, have thanked voters for reposing confidence in them by giving them more seats in the next National Assembly. The EFF gained ground in the May 8 elections, its second presidential and parliamentary election. The party grossed 10.7% of the vote, up from 6.3% five years ago.

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.

The African Union Is Close To Being Useless Says Malema

AFRICANGLOBE - Julius Malema, leader of South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters, EFF, says the African Union, AU, as it stands currently was close to useless.Malema said only continental unity and a radical shakeup and brutally frank brotherliness will take it out of the current predicament. “The African Union (consists) of brothers who do each other favours…

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.

In South Africa Whites Earn Four Times More Money Than Africans...

AFRICANGLOBE - Black people in South Africa continue to bear the brunt of racial indignity, as well as acute socioeconomic rights violations, more than two decades since the dawn of democracy, according to the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).As the nation gears up to observe Human Rights Day, the SAHRC has painted a bleak picture of the state of human rights in the country and laments the increase in human rights violation complaints year-on-year.

Zimbabwe President Labelled A SELLOUT For Plan To Compensate White Farmers

AFRICANGLOBE - Julius Malema has described Mnangagwa as a sellout who won't finish his term as the people of Zimbabwe would soon turn on him because Mnangagwa was "reversing the gains of the revolution" by pandering to the interests of white farmers while neglecting the basic needs of his citizens.

Stop Attacks On Fellow Africans – Julius Malema Slams South Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - Julius Malema, leader of South Africa’s third largest party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, EFF, has slammed recent xenophobic attacks in the country cautioning nationals to desist from scapegoating others.“Stop Xenophobia! There is no foreigner that took your jobs. If you fail in business, do not blame other people,” Malema told a crowd during an electioneering campaign stop in the Free State province over the weekend.

When Given Land Black Farmers Do Better Than White Farmers In...

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise believes that white supremacist group AfriForum’s decision to privately prosecute her for animal cruelty is to advance the narrative of the failure of Black farmers. The white supremacist lobby group and the SPCA announced on Thursday it would pursue the case.

The Rise Of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters

AFRICANGLOBE - In the past year, the Economic Freedom Fighters has grown in ambition and maturity. It has encroached on the ANC’s traditional base — South Africa’s poor Black majority. Because of that fierce loyalty, the ruling ANC has been forced to pay attention to the party’s calls for land redistribution without compensation.

Julius Malema Tells EFF Supporters: We Want White People To Be...

AFRICANGLOBE - “I long for the day when a white man will be driving a tractor on your farm. I long for a day when [DA MP John] Steenhuisen will be driving a tractor on [EFF national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s] farm. White privilege will come to an end under EFF,” Malema said, to cheers from the crowd. “This is Shaka Zulu’s land, not Van Wyk and Van Tonder’s land,” he said.  “This land belongs to our forefathers, who fought these bastards. And they thought they defeated our forefathers, and [that] they will defeat us now. Let them come. We are ready for them.”