South Africa police out in force for Malema hearing

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 31 – With his political career at stake, firebrand South African politician Julius Malema faced a ruling ANC disciplinary hearing for a second day on Wednesday as Johannesburg police deployed in force to prevent any repeat of riots by Malema’s supporters.

Malema: Minister must prep mines – South Africa

Johannesburg – Minerals Minister Susan Shabangu should start preparing the mining sector “psychologically” for nationalisation, ANC Youth League president Julius Malema said on Thursday. The league further expected Shabangu to be the first to explain “to our people why we are nationalising”, Malema said during an interview on SAfm.

Youth leader defends 'Kill the Boer' during Zimbabwe visit

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema defiantly sang Kill the Boer Norton, Zimbabwe, on Sunday, despite the murder of Eugene Terre’Blanche and the linking of the right-wing leader’s death to the controversial struggle song.

SARS part of plot – Malema

SARS has rejected allegations by ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema that some of its top officials drew up a hit list targeting leading politicians who supported President Jacob Zuma’s rise to power. Malema made the claim in an interview on last night. He said the document had been drawn up by, among others […]

South Africa: Business interests fine – JZ

President Jacob Zuma yesterday said there was nothing to prevent ANC Youth League President (ANCYL) Julius Malema from having undeclared business interests, because he is not an elected public official. “Malema is not a government employee, he’s not a director of any thing. He is Malema, he’s a politician, he’s the leader of the ANC […]

South Africa: Vavi belittled on audits

President Jacob Zuma has put Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in his place over his call for lifestyle audits of politicians and public servants. Addressing the Parliamentary Press Gallery Association yesterday, President Zuma also manoeuvred carefully on the storm raging over ANC Youth League president Julius Malema and his business dealings, while emphasising that the […]

ANCYL Leader Malema stays away after party rally row

Infighting within the Eastern Cape ANC stopped Youth League president Julius Malema and party national executive member Fikile Mbalula from addressing a Nelson Mandela freedom rally in Mthatha yesterday. The two ANC firebrands were expected at the Walter Sisulu University sports ground as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the unbanning of the ANC […]


ANC Youth League President Julius Malema says he has made peace with tripartite alliance members following his heckling by SACP officials in Polokwane last December. Malema was addressing students at the Free State University. Malema says differences in opinion do not mean there is a crisis in the alliance. He says there should be robust […]


Do not be afraid to confront issues of race, ANC Youth League president Julius Malema told Free State students on Friday. “It is a most sensitive issue; while you speak against it you are declared a racist. If you are not strong, you will retreat,” he said in Bloemfontein. Mr Malema was speaking at the […]


ANC Youth League president Julius Malema stormed out of the SA Communist Party’s special congress after he was booed by delegates. He was later followed by ANC National Executive Committee Member Tony Yengeni, who also left the University of Limpopo hall in a huff. Delegates at the congress in Polokwane booed Mr Malema and ANC […]