SLR: MI6, Malema and export of destructive populism

- | a month ago

There are some rumours that circulate that are so juicy that you will them to be true.

But as journalists, we have to verify and check, and double check to make sure that we don’t fall prey to the era of ‘fake news’ where people will literally believe anything if it confirms some bias they secretly or in many cases openly harbour. Simon Lincoln Reader has come across a super juicy story involving none other than Julius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters who is more demanding than any living toddler insisting that attention is on him all the time, as he did last week with SONA where he and his EFF MPs delayed Ramaphosa’s speech for an hour and a half objecting to the presence of FW de Klerk.

And again this week with the budget speech when he made sure all attention was on him.

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