Julius Malema has managed to lead the Economic Freedom Fighters to immense success in the political arena. South Africa joined in the celebrations as the Red Berets marked their sixth anniversary.
Who would have thought that Julius Malema would manage to bounce back this hard after being expelled from the ANC all those years ago?
Malema has managed to go from underdog to leader of arguably one of the most influential political parties in the country, and all in a very short time.
Mzansi has joined in the celebrations, taking to social media to thank the party for its contribution to the South African political sphere.
The EFF seems to be well aware of the fact that their success was doubted from the onset, sharing the following comment:
"They said we'd never make a difference. Prophets of doom said we would not last past two years of existence but our work and achievements speak for themselves. We will do more. We will change the lives of our people for the better."
Whether you support them or not, no one can deny that the party has come a long way over the last few years.
Here are just a few reactions to the occasion from fellow citizens:
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