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Jun 19th, 2012
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“Insanity is repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results,” said American writer Frank Herbert. When it comes to the ANC succession battle, it’s not so much insanity as it is desperation that makes President Jacob Zuma do to his challengers what he so resented when it was done to him. ...
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Mar 4th, 2012
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Julius Malema has asked to stay on as a member of the ruling African National Congress despite being expelled from the party earlier this week, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday. Speaking at a gathering of the ANC’s women’s wing on his 31st birthday on Saturday, Malema said he ...
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Feb 29th, 2012
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Johannesburg – ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has been expelled from the ANC. This comes after the party’s prosecutors argued successfully for his five-year suspension to be aggravated, while Malema pleaded for mitigation. This brings Malema’s eventful political career closer...
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Feb 19th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The prosecution in ANC Youth League (ANCYL) president Julius Malema’s mitigation hearing have argued that he should be expelled from the party, reported the Sunday Times. The prosecution was reported to have stated on Thursday that Malema should be expelled from the ruling ...
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Feb 17th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The mitigation hearing for ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema and two other league members has ended, an ANC spokesperson said on Friday. “The hearing finished around midnight last night [Thursday],” spokesperson Keith Khoza said. “All arguments were received...
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Jan 6th, 2012
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Suspended ANC Youth League president Julius Malema said on Friday he was unperturbed by not being given a chance to speak at the ruling party’s centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein at the weekend. “I am not here to speak… President Zuma will speak on behalf of all of us. He was elected,...
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Dec 21st, 2011
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Polokwane – The ANC has a responsibility to rule Limpopo and the whole country “until Jesus pays another visit”, ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga said on Tuesday. Speaking on the last day of the Limpopo ANC’s elective conference in Polokwane, Mathale said each member had a res...
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Nov 27th, 2011
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Johannesburg – ANC Youth League president Julius Malema admitted his political career was over after his suspension from the ruling party for breaking its internal rules, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. The paper said Malema, the main force behind a push to nationalise mines and banks in A...
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Nov 17th, 2011
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He challenged the ANC to fire him because, he said, he had no intention of resigning. Last week the ANC’s national disciplinary committee found Malema and his top executives guilty of contravening the party’s constitution. Malema’s membership of the party was suspended for five year...
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Oct 20th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Heavy fighting broke out in Somalia’s anarchic capital on Thursday after African Union-backed Somali troops advanced on holdout Islamist Shabaab positions, officials and witnesses said. The fighting was centred in the northwest Deynile suburb, one of the final pockets still he...