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South African Parliament Approves Expropriation Bill

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's National Assembly has passed the Expropriation Bill by an overwhelming majority following a vote by Members of Parliament, on Thursday. The Bill was passed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) last week with the support of eight provinces, with the Western Cape being the only province that did not support the Bill.

Zuma’s Government Working With British Military To Stay In Power

AFRICANGLOBE - This comes amid reports that senior ANC leaders are planning for President Jacob Zuma to quit – possibly after August’s municipal elections. The party and country leader has been castigated for lavish expenditure‚ accused of letting a private relationship result in “state capture” and is facing a raft of accusations involving alleged corruption.

South Africa: Julius Malema Vows To Reclaim African Land From White...

AFRICANGLOBE - The leader of South Africa's opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) movement has launched his party's campaign for the upcoming local elections, promising to rescue citizens from poverty, unemployment and corrupt government.

ANC Politician ‘Leaving Party Of Thugs’ To Join Malema’s EFF

AFRICANGLOBE - A former ANC politician has joined the EFF, claiming the governing party in Mpumalanga has been sold to thugs. Tseko Taabe, who is a businessman, said he served the ANC for the past 29 years, only to see it disintegrate "because of people who use their money to rig elections and stay in power".

Black People Who Are Afraid Of White People Are The Enemy...

AFRICANGLOBE - “They must know that South Africa is our land and that South Africa belongs to all who live in it Black and White, but whites must be prepared to abandon arrogance and white supremacy. We need South Africa to serve all and not a few. We have been patient for far too long.”

Malema On The EFF Revolution

AFRICANGLOBE - In an interview ahead of the EFF’s second birthday celebrations in Rustenburg on Saturday, Julius Malema tells journalist Janet Smith the party wants to consolidate mass power, topple and humble the ANC and then capture the state.

EFF Won’t Rest Until Africa Is Free From Economic Exploitation

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's Economic Freedom Fighters party says it will never rest until Africa is free from economic exploitation and violence and‚ like the generation of freedom struggle icon Nelson Mandela‚ will use “whatever revolutionary means possible to achieve economic freedom in our lifetime”.

South Africa: Land, Statues And Malema

AFRICANGLOBE - There is no doubt that the South African government, under its beleaguered President Jacob Zuma, is feeling the heat, as the EFF relentlessly remind the ruling ANC at every opportunity to resolve the question of disproportionate land ownership between the white minority and African majority South Africans. The EFF has not made a secret of their encouragement of potential land invasions. Their populism, a news headline and vote-catching stunt, has got the ruling party worried about a potentially explosive issue.

ANC Dictatorship: Malema Forcibly Expelled From South African Parliament

AFRICANGLOBE - South African opposition leader Julius Malema was escorted by security guards outside South Africa's parliament on Friday along with some of his party's lawmakers after disrupting an address by President Jacob Zuma.

South Africa: President Zuma And A Nation In Distress

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's last appearance in Parliament ended badly, to say the least. With Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members of Parliament (MPs) shouting 'pay back the money' as they demanded answers on Nkandla, Zuma was spirited out of the House to protect him from the embarrassment of being shouted down during Parliamentary question time.

Malema Seeks Union Alliance To Combat ANC

AFRICANGLOBE - The Economic Freedom Fighters, South Africa’s second-largest opposition party, is seeking to join forces with the nation’s biggest labor union to take on the ruling African National Congress in next year’s municipal vote.

South Africa: EFF Will Go To Court To Fight Suspensions

AFRICANGLOBE - "The EFF will be approaching the court for an urgent interdict against Parliament's illegal decision to suspend its leadership," said EFF spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi.

Committed Recommends Suspending Malema From Parliament Without Pay

AFRICANGLOBE - The South African Parliament's powers and privileges committee on Friday recommended suspension without pay for most of the Economic Freedom Fighters MPs found guilty on contempt of Parliament.

Julius Malema, EFF Members Found Guilty

AFRICANGLOBE - Economic Freedom Fighters chief whip Floyd Shivambu and his colleague Mpho Ramakatsa were found guilty of seven charges each, and EFF leader Julius Malema and the party's spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi of four charges each.

Anger As Botswana Denies Julius Malema Entry Visa

AFRICANGLOBE - Botswana's refusal to grant EFF leader Julius Malema a visa showed that its President Ian Khama was a dictator, the party said on Friday. “The Economic Freedom Fighters condemns the refusal by the autocratic military government of Botswana to grant Julius Malema a visa,” its national spokesman Mbuyiseni Quintin Ndlozi said in a statement.

Does South Africa Have A Fascism Problem?

AFRICANGLOBE - Forged in the fires of the struggle against apartheid, the ANC aligned those who opposed the vile, racist regime. South Africa came together to face an apartheid enemy the ANC labeled "fascist." Today, while the ANC remains entrenched in power, its claim to being the party of the people is increasingly questionable. Many senior ANC leaders are mired in allegations of corruption, and the party has been accused, by the EFF and others, of showing disregard for the nation's poor.