Prepare for political sideshow of Malema, Shivambu

There have been several reports over the past week of legal charges against Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu, and possibly against Quintin Ndlozi — the most prominent troika of EFF leaders.

These charges involve allegations of corruption, of violence, of firing an automatic firearm in public and of accepting funding for construction of one of Malema’s homes in Sandown, north of Johannesburg, among other allegations. Several allegations have been doing the rounds for months.

This time it is different, though, especially in the case of Malema, as some of the allegations go back to his days in the ANC.

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