Juju Valley: South Africa’s informal settlement of EFF voters

Since 2016, hundreds of supporters of the hard-left Economic Freedom Fighters party live in an informal settlement in Polokwane known as Juju Valley. Named after the EFF leader Julius Malema, residents do not have to pay rent but have to get by with a relative lack of services. According to the EFF, the land was donated by a private owner, but the municipality disputes it this claim.

South Africa’s radical leftist EFF addresses supporters

“The ANC is very scared of you,” Julius Malema, the leader of South Africa’s radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters, tells supporters at the Orlando stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg, ahead of the country’s general elections on Wednesday. SOUNDBITE

South Africa’s radical leftist EFF prepare for final rally

South Africa’s radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters – created just six years ago by a former ANC youth leader Julius Malema, gears up for their final major campaign rally ahead of Wednesday’s general elections, with EFF supporters arriving at the Orlando stadium in Soweto in numbers, cheering and dancing as they await leader Julius Malema. IMAGES

Chair politics: Debate between two political parties ends up with scuffles in South Africa

Scuffles erupted during a televised debate between supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Land Party in Cape Town’s suburb of Hout Bay on Friday.
Footage shows the two parties hurling chairs at each other, forcing the South African public broadcaster to call off the event.

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2 members of EFF protest at a university campus in South Africa

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is a far-left political party in South Africa which claims that black people in South Africa are victims of capitalism. They stand for nationalization of natural and economic resources.

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S.Africa’s EFF party supporters arrive ahead of Manifesto launch

Supporters of South Africa’s far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) arrive at Giant Stadium in Soshanguve, Pretoria, ahead of the party’s manifesto launch. IMAGES

Parliament erupts in violence after interruption to Zuma’s speech

A fight broke out between South African lawmakers in parliament on Saturday, as security guards dragged several members of the far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) out of the hall in Cape Town. The opposition lawmakers were ejected after interrupting President Jacob Zuma’s state-of-the-nation speech.

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