To chants of his nickname, “Juju, Juju,” Julius Malema strode by women blowing kisses and men raising clenched fists as he campaigned to whip up support for this year’s election with a call to nationalize South Africa’s mines, banks and land.
Julius Malema, who was expelled from South Africa’s ruling African National Congress and is fighting corruption charges, is rallying support for his new party by reviving a call for the state seizure of mines, banks and land.
A disciplinary hearing that may result in the expulsion of youth leader Julius Malema from South Africa’s ruling African National Congress and decide the political fate of President Jacob Zuma has sparked violent protests in central Johannesburg.
Julius Malema, the youth leader of South Africa’s ruling party, yesterday stepped up demands for the nationalization of mines and banks, triggering cheers from more than 5,000 delegates at a conference.
South African President Jacob Zuma said the government must push for increased black ownership of the continent’s biggest economy, signaling his policy focus as he prepares for a second term in office.
Julius Malema , the firebrand youth leader of South Africa’s African National Congress , is likely to win re-election this week, keeping pressure on the ruling party to boost state control of the country’s mines.