South Africa: Trevor Noah Under Fire for His Comments On Julius Malema

- | 4 months ago

By Socrates MbamaluThe Daily Show host is facing criticism for his portrayal of the South African opposition politician, comparing the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters to Donald Trump.

South African-born comedian Trevor Noah, the host of the talk and news satire television programme The Daily Show, has come under fire from many on the continent after he labelled politician Julius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), a "white genocidaire". Noah showed clips of Malema, positioning them in relation to US President Donald Trump, including clips of Malema's treatment of journalists.

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