Coloured Community Will No Longer Be Marginalised and Sidelined, Says Julius Malema

Coloured Community Will No Longer Be Marginalised and Sidelined, Says Julius Malema

  • The Economic Freedom Fighters' commander-in-chief, Julius Malema, promised equal opportunities to coloured people
  • Malema addressed residents in Eldorado Park, where he held a dialogue with the community about the party's manifesto ahead of the General Election 2024
  • He responded to the pleas of the community members for an equal system and said coloured people would not be sidelined

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, has covered policy changes, the State of the Nation Address, politician-related news and elections at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for over seven years. Do you have a hard news story you would like to share? Email with CA in the subject line.

Julius Malema promised the coloured community equal opportunities
Julius Malema said the coloured community's struggles resonate with him. Images: Mzingenkosi Sibanda/Bloomberg via Getty Images and Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images
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ELDORADO PARK, JOHANNESBURG – The Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema, assured Eldorado Park residents that the party would provide equal opportunities to coloured people if it wins the upcoming General Election 2024.

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EFF will provide equal opportunities: Malema

According to SABC News, Malema spoke during a dialogue session with the residents of Eldorado Park on 17 April. He said that he belongs to the coloured community and their problems are his problems. He wants Eldorado Park to prosper.

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Malema also responded to community members who complained that coloured people are not part of the country's democratic dispensation. A member of the community criticised the Employment Equity Act and claimed it states that only 5% of coloured people can work in factories and called for an end to racial policies.

Malema relates to coloured communities

Malema said that government departments and workplaces that do not have coloureds in the workforce cannot be a representation of the democratic South African society.

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"Your problems are my problems. I want your children to be liberated and be part of those communities that are prospering."

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He addressed a youth gathering in the Eastern Cape where he said social grants, including the children's grant, would increase should the EFF win the elections. South Africans criticised him and called his statements reckless.

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