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The political journey of Julius Malema :The son of the soil

Julius Malema is a Political activist admired by millions of south Africans.Julius Malema whose middle name is Sello political journey goes way back when he joined the ANC at the age of 9.Malema from childhood was always optimistic to represent poor dejected masses in south Africa.Julius Malema political career started when he joined Cosas and became it's president in 2001.

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As the President of cosas,the young Julius Malema was seeing representing learners nationwide and also fighting against any form of injustice towards learners

In picture: Julius Malema,Boy Mamabolo

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Julius Malema during his childhood had friends whom some were also involved in politics .The likes of Boy Mamabolo were close friends to julius until their friendship turned to rivalry,due to other circumstances .Julius Malema political career took a peak and Julius Malema was serving as a member of PEC in Limpopo ANCYL and later elected as ANCYL President in april 2008 with a huge margin of 1 833 votes

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Julius Malema throughout his term as NEC President of the ANCYL was involved in huge political demonstrations mostly involving Radical Economic Transformation (RET)

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Julius Malema during the time as ANCYL President was a supporter of Jacob Zuma and he was clear on Zuma taking over as President of Southern Africa. All of this changed after Julius Malema changed colors after realising the true colours of jacob Zuma. Oneof the most terrifying comments Julius Malema made was the fact that he will kill for zuma with everything he got.Julius later regretted and apologized to South Africa

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Malema was expelled from the ANC in November 2011.This was after he was found guilty of putting the party into dispute by the Disciplinary committee.

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After Malema was expelled for 5 years he made it clear that he will go and spend time with family and wait for 5 years since 5 years is nothing. But after 2 years Julius Malema changed his mind and formed the EFF in 2013 with his allies and became its first President .The EFF then went to it's first elections in 2014 gaining seats in parliament

Today the EFF is the 3rd biggest political party in South Africa and Julius Malema is still active in politics and he is eager that the EFF will take power .

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