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- iafrica.com | 7 months ago

South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters, the country’s second-largest opposition party, is positioning itself as king-maker in this year’s general election, promising to nationalize all land, banks and mines and double welfare payouts in its bid to lure voters and ensure the ruling African National Congress loses its majority.

EFF Party leader Julius Malema delivered the keynote address in a fiery speech that touched on the revelations at the state capture commission of inquiry, the land question, and the state of education in the country, among other issues.  The crucial question is whether the EFF will vote with the governing ANC over constitutional changes to expropriate land without compensation.

SOURCES: Bloomberg  |  Business Live  |  Joburg Post 2 Sudan’s Bashir Promises Rural Development as New Protests Loom.

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