The EFF is calling on their members to come out and show support for their leader, Julius Malema as he is set to appear in the Newcastle Magistrate’s Court.
He's been charged with contravening the Riotous Assemblies Act. Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, have been charged with contravening the Riotous Assemblies Act of 1956 after telling his followers in 2016 that they should occupy land.
Malema is set to appear in the Newcastle Magistrate’s Court again on Monday, 25 February, and his party is calling on members for support.Vusi Khoza, EFF KwaZulu-Natal chairman, told African News Agency that leaders of the party have been travelling in the Amajuba district to make sure supporters will show up in huge numbers.
We are hoping for between 3000 and 10 000 people, but you never can tell. We will also use the opportunity as an [election] rally.
[Malema] will address the crowd following his appearance.