EFF keeps top leaders

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- moneyweb.co.za | a month ago

South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters re-elected founder Julius Malema and deputy Floyd Shivambu to head the party at its conference in Johannesburg over the weekend.

The leadership structure of six people, which is similar to that of the ANC, did see changes in the other four positions, according to a party Tweet. Chairman Dali Mpofu was replaced by Veronica Mente, who started her career as bodyguard to the mayor of Cape Town.

Since it was founded in 2013 by 38-year Malema, the EFF leadership structure has remained relatively stable compared with the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, whose head recently quit.

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