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Elections 2021: EFF leader Julius Malema drums up support in Cape Town

EFF supporters braved the windy weather in Mitchells Plain to wait for Malema to arrive. After a three-hour wait, he arrived with his entourage. 

Informal traders used the opportunity to talk about their plight about being unable to operate outside the mall. 

Merchant John Booysen, 70, has been a dealer for quite a long time and said the lockdown for them had been especially hard. 

"We have been hanging around for quite a long time, a few of us have been not able to work inside the middle since then we were told during the hard lockdown that we can't sell outside any longer." 

Booysen added selling his items had settled the score harder. 

At the point when Malema showed up, he welcomed allies and drew in with individuals from the general population. 

The expectation was that he address the middle administration about the circumstance of casual merchants however in the wake of getting entrance inside the middle, shops started shutting everything down allies lifted up Malema to secure him. 

Nonetheless, he wound up not gathering with the executives and was whisked away to his next commitment with occupants in Kraaifontein. 

Malema talked again about land confiscation in the Western Cape to Kraaifontein inhabitants. 

"They don't need us to discuss land here. We are saying to them to co-work with us to get the land given to everybody. We really wanted our property. We need our property to accompany everything, everything has a place with us; we make no expression of remorse for that." 

The EFF authority's essence in the Western Cape kicked of the party's battle field in the territory. During the 2016 city races, the party got 8.19% of the vote in its first political decision. 

The EFF's previous secretary-general, Godrich Gardee, said the party wanted to make an imprint in the DA's help base. 

"The EFF has been in the Western Cape starting around 2014. We expanded our votes from 3 to 4% in 2016 and climbed to 8% in 2019. The DA has lost their help and we accept we have a decent impression in the Western Cape. The citizens will cast a ballot against the DA since individuals are tired of potholes and pit restrooms," he added.


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