South Africa’s ANC firebrand Julius Malema fights suspension from the party

Julius Malema, suspended from the ANC (photo:dpa)
Julius Malema, suspended from the ANC (photo:dpa)

ANC youth leader Julius Malema, who has upset foreign investors and white farmers in South Africa with his extreme views, is fighting his five-year suspension from the ruling party. Mr Malema is considered one of the most influential public figures in the country but suspension effectively removes him from the country’s politics.

JULIUS Malema, a potentially serious challenger to South African President Jacob Zuma, was suspended from the governing African National Congress party for five years in a move which effectively removed him from the country’s political scene.

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Mr Malema is the firebrand leader of the ANC Youth League, whos...

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