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KZN ANC leader killed in front of family

Sifiso Cele, 42, an Oshabeni branch treasurer at Ray Nkonyeni Municipality was attacked in Margate extension in another branch, the party says. Another leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in the KwaZulu-Natal province has been murdered in full view of his family, the party said in a statement […]


ANC to hold talks with EFF at Malema’s request – report

The EFF leader says he has requested the meeting so that the red berates and ANC ‘can find each other’. Officials of the African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are reportedly planning to hold formal co-operation talks at the request of Julius Malema, Sunday Times reports. Malema […]


A plot to assassinate Julius Malema

EFF says ‘insane individuals’ from ANC in North West are plotting to kill Malema. The EFF believes the ANC is concerned it will lose the province in elections next year, and so is allegedly turning to desperate tactics. In a statement on Tuesday night, the Economic Freedom Fighters said they […]


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Malema calling Bathabile Dlamini ‘Drunkard of the Nation’ divides Twitter

The ANC Women’s League president always takes huge exception to any suggestions that she touches alcohol. Yet another clip of EFF leader Julius Malema dishing out soundbites in the wake of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s death has been trending on social networks this week, this time in relation to long-running allegations that […]


Malema: ‘Let’s say Winnie was sleeping with young kids…’

A clip of the EFF leader discussing long-running allegations about Madikizela-Mandela’s affairs has trended on Twitter. An SABC video clip of EFF leader Julius Malema discussing the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s alleged affairs on Friday in George has been widely shared on Twitter since he gave the address, which he used […]


Fact check: Were 400 white South African farmers murdered last year?

The claim The plight of South Africa’s farmers caught the attention of local politicians recently when Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton suggested white farmers were being persecuted and deserved “special attention” under Australia’s humanitarian immigration program. Defending Mr Dutton’s comments, former prime minister Tony Abbott told 2GB’s Ray Hadley “there […]


Who is Mantwa Matlala Malema? Five facts about Julius’ wife

Julius Malema continues to divide South Africa and grab the headlines in all corners of the world. But Juju the politician is very different to Juju the husband of Mrs Mantwa Matlala Malema. Any married man will tell you that the best way to experience “radical economic transformation” is to […]


Are Attacks On White Farmers Really Racially Motivated? Here Are The Facts

ANALYSIS There is no evidence to suggest that attacks and murders on white South African farmers are racially motivated. The methodology used to accurately quantify how many South African farmers are attacked every year is problematic. There were 74 people murdered on South African farms and smallholdings in 2016/17 financial […]


Maimane: Was EFF formed just to get rid of Zuma?

The DA leader says the EFF and ANC are now cosying up in order to bring ‘chaos and a fairly racist agenda’. DA leader Mmusi Maimane was quoted in the Sunday Times on his reflections about the recent vote of no confidence drama in Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip The attempt […]