In a rare interview with the EFF leader, Sibongakonke Shoba interrogates the paradoxes

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‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Stellenbosch’ are among his bogeymen, and Julius Malema won’t join any coalition in which Cyril Ramaphosa or John Steenhuisen are potential presidents, the EFF leader tells Sibongakonke Shoba

18 June 2023 - 00:01

Julius Malema took a huge gamble when he launched the EFF 10 years ago. He had been chucked out of the ANC for openly taking on president Jacob Zuma and backing his deputy Kgalema Motlanthe ahead of the Mangaung national conference in 2012...

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