Julius Malema sworn in as a member of the Pan-African Parliament

Julius Malema sworn in as a member of the Pan-African Parliament

- EFF leader Julius Malema has been sworn in as a member of the Pan-African Parliament

- Malema has joined the 229-member entity as the newest addition to Africa's political leaders who protect the nation's interests

- One of only five South African representatives, Malema was celebrated by his party for the achievement

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Julius Malema will now be serving in the Pan-African Parliament after officially being sworn in on Monday.

The South African reports that the organ of the African Union consists of the continent's leaders with the aim of becoming an institution with full legislative powers.

The Economic Freedom Fighters leader will now join four other South African politicians who represent the nation in the Parliament.

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The Parliament intends to give the continent's people a voice, facilitating and implementing the policies and objectives of the African Union.

Malema was all smiles as he was sworn into his new position leading the nation as he protects Africa's interests.

Briefly.co.za reported that Malema had been credited with helping the Mugabe family sway the Zimbabwean government into honouring the late Robert Mugabe's final wishes after a visit to the country.

In response to the situation, citizens congratulated Malema on his new position. Have a look at what they had to say below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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