A decade of the EFF: How an expulsion changed the politics of SA


- city-press.news24.com | 2 months ago

In January 2009, ahead of the national general elections, then ANC Youth League president Julius Sello Malema passed on the chance to take up a seat in Parliament.

“I am humbled and feel very honoured by the nomination. I thank the branches for showing confidence in me, but I had to decline,” said the 28-year-old Malema.

Asked why he had declined the offer, he said: “It [Parliament] is for old people.

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