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The World According to Julius: South Africa’s Most Radical Politician Speaks

FILE - Julius Malema, center, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), arrives at Parliament wearing a hard hat and overall to show solidarity with coal mine workers, in Cape Town, South Africa, May 21, 2014.

31 March 2015


FILE - Julius Malema, center, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), arrives at Parliament wearing a hard hat and overall to show solidarity with coal mine workers, in Cape Town, South Africa, May 21, 2014.

FILE – Julius Malema, center, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), arrives at Parliament wearing a hard hat and overall to show solidarity with coal mine workers, in Cape Town, South Africa, May 21, 2014.

By Anita Powell

…The Land Question

To borrow a Malema-ism, the question of land ownership is the “alpha and omega” of the Economic Freedom Fighters’ philosophy. Malema used land as a major talking point in last year’s campaign, and this issue may have propelled the EFF to the six percent share it won in the May elections.

“Under an EFF government,” he said, “land will be nationalized and both so-called private and public and residential land, it will all be under the state ownership.  And all of us will have to apply for permission to use that land.

Read the full article from the Voice Of America.

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