Malema warns ANC of an "unled revolution" if land isn't expropriated

Malema warns ANC of an "unled revolution" if land isn't expropriated

- Julius Malema says that there will be bloodshed in South Africa unless land is expropriated without compensation

- He said that the country's economic inequality could lead to an "unled revolution"

- As a result, Malema urged on Cyril Ramaphosa to amend the Constitution to allow for such expropriation

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Julius Malema has warned that an "unled revolution" might take place if land is not expropriated without compensation.

The EFF leader made the comments during a joint sitting of the National Assembly to debate Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address.

Malema also said "the democratic project remains under permanent threat" because of South Africa's high levels of economic inequality.

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He stressed once again this week that, unless measures were taken to address inequality and patterns of land ownership, the country would devolve into a state of violence and disarray.

This is not the first time Malema has used such fiery rhetoric when discussing land reform. In fact, he has spoken about a potential revolution in South Africa on several occasions. 

Speaking in Parliament, Malema reiterated his party's commitment to land expropriation, which he views as a way of addressing the "emotive issue" of inequality.

According to The Citizen, he also said "white people will continue to think that they are superior'" unless government takes decisive action on land reform.

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Additionally, Malema urged Ramaphosa to follow through on his stated commitment to amending the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation.

However, several parties oppose this amendment, including the DA, the ACDP and the FF+.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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