Shots fired at protesters at Union Buildings

Shots were fired at protesters at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Tuesday, police said.

“A shooting did take place at the Union Buildings where some people were injured,” said police spokesperson Tsekiso Mofokeng.

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Traffic diverted in Johannesburg for Economic Freedom Fighters

efferTraffic will be diverted in Newtown on Friday during a protest march by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters against e-tolls, Johannesburg metro police said.

Spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the protest would start from Mary Fitzgerald Square at … Read the rest

Diepsloot vows to vote for Malema’s EFF because of crime

Some Diepsloot residents angered by the killing of two children vowed on Friday to vote for the Economic Freedom Fighters in general elections next year.

“In other countries if you kill you get killed, but in South Africa you are … Read the rest

Malema openly sings banned anti-Afrikaner song

effer3Hundreds of Economic Freedom Fighters braved the scorching sun for the launch of their party at the Nkaneng informal settlement in Marikana, North West on Sunday.

Members dressed in red berets and T-shirts sat on top of a hill while … Read the rest

DA spokesman says ANC much better than ‘apartheid’

EFF leader Julius Malema was wrong to say that the ANC-led government is worse than the apartheid government, DA spokesman Mmusi Maimane said on Monday.

“You may have heard Julius Malema saying over the weekend that the ANC is worse … Read the rest

Freedom Front objects to EFF registration as ‘party of hate’

EFFLogo1Hate speech, a policy based on racism and an economic policy of nationalisation clash with the letter and spirit of the South African Constitution and the Freedom Front Plus has in the light of this, lodged its strong objection with … Read the rest

IEC confirms EFF registration

The Economic Freedom Fighters have submitted documents to register as a political party, the Independent Electoral Commission said on Thursday.

“They advertised in the Government Gazette of 2 August 2013 which means the 14-day period for objections expires tomorrow [Friday],” … Read the rest

Malema, EFF backs Zanu-PF

Newly formed South African political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) yesterday called on Zimbabweans to vote overwhelmingly for Zanu-PF in the July 31 harmonised elections to protect the gains of the war of liberation.The EFF party is led by

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No more borders for Africa, say EFF

africabeadsThe Economic Freedom Fighters will advocate the integration of Africa by eliminating national borders, according to its founding manifesto.

The “protest movement”, led by Julius Malema, said the borders between African countries were “unnecessary”, especially those between South Africa and … Read the rest

Andile Mngxitama in talks with Malema

Black consciousness proponent Andile Mngxitama is in talks with Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for a possible coalition ahead of next year’s general elections.

But he said it was not yet a done deal and he was not one … Read the rest