Malema pleads Zimbabwe's case for SA bailout, but blasts 'barbaric' internet shutdown

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SOUTH African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader has called on his government to bail-out stricken northern neighbour Zimbabwe. He was however, quick to slam the Harare government’s heavy-handedness in dealing with dissent.

Malema told a press briefing Wednesday that regional block SADC must set up a fund to help Zimbabwe turn around its economic fortunes, arguing the country’s problems are a threat to regional stability. “Zimbabwe must be helped. Anyone who refuses Zimbabwe a bailout is dumb,” said the fiery politician.

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