EFF wants South Africa to get rid of Die Stem and apartheid statues

EFF wants South Africa to get rid of Die Stem and apartheid statues

- The EFF again asked for Die Stem to be removed from South Africa's National Anthem

- The party also voiced its desire to have all colonial and apartheid statues taken down

- Mbuyiseni Ndlozi of the EFF also said South Africans should take Swahili as the language to replace English

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The Economic Freedom Fighters once again asked that Die Stem be removed from the National Anthem.

Using Heritage Day to make this call, the EFF repeated their desire to have Die Stem and apartheid-related statues removed in South Africa.

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, spokesperson of the EFF, asked the government to get rid of colonial and apartheid statues because it preserves 'white supremacy'. Ndlozi added that the statues and Die Stem are symbols that continues the comfort of racists.

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The EFF also made their voices heard in favour of land expropriation without compensation again.

Ndlozi stated that land is the most important heritage for South Africans. He then repeated the EFF leader Julius Malema's call to South Africans to embrace Kiswahili as the language to unite all Africans.

Malema earlier said he wants Africa to unite under one shared African language - Swahili.

Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Malema wants Africans to speak it and 'decolonise' themselves by doing away with English.

The South African government recently added Swahili to the school curriculum as a language option.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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