EFF’s Julius Malema Demands That Former Ekurhuleni Finance MMC Nkululeko Dunga Be Reinstated

EFF’s Julius Malema Demands That Former Ekurhuleni Finance MMC Nkululeko Dunga Be Reinstated

  • The Economic Freedom Fighter's president Julius Malema has called on Ekurhuleni's former MMC and EFF member Nkululeko Dunga to be reinstated
  • Dunga was removed from his position, and Malema threatened to withdraw all his MMCs if they did not reinstate Dunga
  • South Africans reacted, and some accused Malema of being delusional and of having high expectations

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.

Julius Malema wants Nkululeko Dunga to be reinstated as the MEC
Malema demanded that Dunga be reinstated. Images: Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images via Getty Images andWaldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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CAPE TOWN – The president of the Economic Freedom Fighters president Julius Malema, wants the Ekurhuleni MMC of Finance, EFF member Nkululeko Dunga, to be reinstated after he was axed.

Malema demands Dunga be reinstated

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according to SABC News, Malema held a press conference in Cape Town, the Western Cape. Malema said that the political party would not be intimidated. He said he would withdraw all his MMCs from Johannesburg, Mogale City, Port Elizabeth, and Ekurhuleni. He challenged political parties and said his party was ready to fight.

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Malema also commented on the coalition between the African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance. He said the alliance is unpopular among the ANC's National Executive Committee members.

South Africans turn on Malema

Netizens on Facebook mocked Malema and roasted him and his party.

Khetha KaMashandu said:

"Julius has been making all these demands and hasn't gotten any of them. It's clear nobody takes him seriously."

Mpho Sally said:

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"It would be in the best interests of Ekurhuleni resident to ee the coalition between the ANC and the EFF collapse."

Johnny Jonas Rasethe said:

"Pllitc of the stomach. Clearly, he doesn't even care about why he was fired. Ekurhuleni was a well-run metro until this nonsensical coalition with the WFF."

Joseph Prince said:

"He'll do us a favour. Who does he think he is?"

Julius Malema rejects government of national unity

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that Julius Malema rejected the ANC NEC's government of national unity proposal.

Malema spoke after the NEC met and announced the sort of government they would like to partake in.

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Tebogo Mokwena (Current Affairs editor) Tebogo Mokwena is a Current Affairs Editor at Briefly News. He has a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON. He joined Daily Sun, where he worked for 4 years covering politics, crime, entertainment, current affairs, policy, governance and art. He was also a sub-editor and journalist for Capricorn Post before joining Vutivi Business News in 2020, where he covered small business news policy and governance, analysis and profiles. He joined Briefly News in 2023. Tebogo passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative Email: tebogo.mokwena@briefly.co.za