- EFF leader says the ANC conference won’t be a watershed moment but a continuation of the problems which started in 2007
- Malema says the Democratic Alliance won municipalities because people refused to vote
- He says South Africa is on the verge of becoming a failed state
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says the African National Congress (ANC) elective conference in December will serve as the party unveiling its own tombstone. He says the ANC died long ago.
Malema was one of the panellists at the Gathering and event hosted by the Daily Maverick and Nandos at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Thursday. He said it did not matter what happened at the ANC’s conference because the party was on its way out.
The EFF leader warned that South African should not expect the ANC’s conference to be a watershed moment for the party or the country. He said the conference would be a continuation of the problems which started at the Polokwane conference in 2007.
According to a report filed by Huffingtonpost.co.za Malema said that the real watershed moment for the country would be the 2019 general election.
He says voters were confronted by two choices which they did not like in the last election and many decided not to vote. Briefly.co.za can confirm that this according to Malema is why the Democratic Alliance (DA) won municipalities in the 2016 local government elections.
Malema says if no party receives an outright majority during the 2019 election voters should be allowed to continue voting until a winner is chosen. He said the decision of who governs the country should be made by the voters and not people in offices making deals.
The EFF leader says 2017 has proven that South Africa is on the verge of becoming a failed state. He pointed to the failure of the government to introduce free education and corruption within state-owned companies such as Eskom as proof of this.
Malema said it was time to move on from the Guptas because the family was nothing more than an irritation he said the real focus should be on providing economic freedom to all South Africans.
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