Julius Malema says EFF has nothing to hide after failing to disclose funders

Julius Malema says EFF has nothing to hide after failing to disclose funders

  • EFF leader Julius Malema says that his party has nothing to hide after being grilled over not revealing the party's donors
  • Malema said that the party did not have to declare anything because none of its donors donated over R90 000
  • However, questions are being raised over the party's expenditure particularly after the EFF donated a R1.7 million car to AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo

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JOHANNESBURG - Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, said that his party had nothing to hide.

This was his justification for not disclosing the source of the party's funds. The EFF has been heavily criticised by other political parties for refusing to reveal the source of their donations.

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Julius Malema says that the EFF has nothing to hide. Photo credit: EFFSouthAfrica
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Malema questioned why the EFF was under such heavy scrutiny while other parties such as the IFP and FF Plus has also not revealed their funders.

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He said that there have been no donations from individuals to the party over R90 000 according to IOL.

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Malema said that the EFF was funded through the R10 membership fee, levies of councillors, MPLs and MPs.

The Sunday Times questioned Malema's claims that the party had nothing to declare and asked about the R1.7 million luxury car that was donated to AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

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The rally's purpose is to create an opportunity for the EFF to thank its voters after the local government election, which was held at the beginning of the month.

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Julius Malema, the party's president, will lead the ceremony, which will be held in Tembisa, on the East Rand of Gauteng.

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In similar news, Herman Mashaba's plans for becoming mayor of Johannesburg have received a major blow after the Democratic Alliance rejected the deal.

The deal would have seen Mashaba become mayor of Johannesburg and in return, the DA would remain in control of Tshwane.

However, DA leader John Steenhuisen said that the deal was not possible because it meant that the EFF's support would be required.

He said that the coalition did not have enough support and would require the EFF's help which is something the DA rejected.

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