Xenophobia is a delicate issue in South Africa at this time, and Julius Malema isn't feeling it. He told South Africa that his party, the EFF, doesn't need votes from people who can't tolerate other Africans.
There has been a rise in xenophobic attacks in South Africa, and it's an important issue to be discussed, especially now that the elections are almost around the corner.Foreign truck drivers have been the targets in Durban, and it's a worrying situation.Julius Malema was talking to his party's supporters in Lethabong near Rustenburg when he said they do not want votes from South Africans who are xenophobic, as reported by EWN.
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READ ALSO: Celebrities Who Won't Do Nude ScenesPresident Ramaphosa also addressed the issue and sent a stern message to all his followers on Twitter yesterday saying that "Xenophobia has no place in our democracy and we must do everything to root it out".