Julius Malema Calls for Clean Election Campaign, Urges EFF Members To Avoid Violence, SA Sceptical

Julius Malema Calls for Clean Election Campaign, Urges EFF Members To Avoid Violence, SA Sceptical

  • Julius Malema has called Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members to run for a clean election campaign
  • The party leader warned against violence, and insults, and urged members to behave as a government in waiting
  • South Africans reacted to his stern message with scepticism and many said they don't trust politicians to act ethically

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EFF leader Julius Malema
EFF leader Julius Malema addressed the Mpumalanga Ground Forces Forum. Image: @EFFSouth Africa
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MPUMALANGA - Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has called on party members to uphold a clean election campaign, steering clear of violence and insults.

His statement follows a recent viral video showing EFF councillors in eThekwini involved in a physical altercation with council security guards.

Zero tolerance for violence

Malema emphasised that EFF members should conduct themselves as a government in waiting during the Ground Forces Forum event in Mpumalanga, reported EWN.

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He urged them not to engage in violent language or insult candidates from other political parties during the elections in 2024.

He stressed the importance of presenting the EFF as a party with principles and a commitment to a fair and transparent electoral process.

No sabotage and poster removal

In addition to the call for a clean campaign, Malema cautioned party members against acts of sabotage. He instructed them not to engage in the removal of posters belonging to other political parties.

SA discuss Malema's speech

Read some comments below:

Sello Petrus Mokoena said:

"All the best Malema. All the best EFF."

Muzi Khezokhulu stated:

"But politics is not clean."

Samzen Moteru Marobela guessed:

"Next year it's ANC and EFF, governing this country Malema as deputy."

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Manwadu Mpharalala mentioned:

"There is no clean campaign in Africa even Chamisa know."

Willie Lekuba added:

"Corrupt ANC members will always cause EFF members to offramp mos."

Mmusi Maimane and SA roast Julius Malema

In another article, Briefly News reported that a war between Economics Freedom Fighters (EFF) Julius Malema and former Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane turned ugly when Julius Malema swore at an X netizen.

The netizen called the EFF a 10% party, and Julius Malema angrily responded in a vulgar manner. Maimane set his sights on Juju and called him out for his decorum in public as a leader.

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