This is a private family home in east Johannesburg. It's not owned by Julius Malema

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- factcheck.afp.com | 3 months ago

The residents of a luxury home in Johannesburg continue to fear for their safety as a result of a 2018 Facebook post which falsely claims the mansion belongs to Julius Malema, leader of South Africa’s leftist opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party.

The claim is so widely shared that a quick internet search might lead you to believe the claim is true. In fact, reports have been falsely linking the house to Malema since 2010.

The home’s owner told media at the time that the property had no connection to Malema.

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