Malema on Mama Winnie: I’m here to pick up her spear

14 April 2018 - 11:58 By Timeslive
The coffin of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is carried from the hearse into Orlando Stadium ahead of her funeral.
The coffin of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is carried from the hearse into Orlando Stadium ahead of her funeral.
Image: Phill Magakoe

The Orlando Stadium erupted as a mourning Julius Malema‚ Economic Freedom Fighters leader‚ clad in an all-black suit and tie‚ addressed Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s official funeral.

He pronounced‚ "I am here not so much to bury Mama‚ because Queen Mothers do not die‚ they multiply into a million red flowers of love and freedom".

“I am here to speak on behalf of the Economic Freedom Fighters‚ the daughters and sons of Mama Nomzamo Madikizela Mandela.

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema spoke at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral on April 14 2018 after a special request from her family.

"I am here to pick up her spear‚ and make my vows that I will continue to fight for a mission of restoring the dignity of black people through attainment of economic freedom in our lifetime.

"I’m here to speak on behalf of the the dejected masses of our people‚ I speak on behalf of the landless people‚ the unemployed youth‚ the fees must fall generation‚ the security guards‚ domestic workers‚ farmworkers‚ cleaners‚ waiters and waitresses‚ the shop keepers‚ petrol attendants‚ teachers‚ nurses‚ soldiers‚ police‚ government employees‚ the black middle class working in the racist white firms and all those who are paid lower salaries. . ."

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