19°C / 6°C
  • Sat
  • 19°C
  • 6°C
  • Sun
  • 19°C
  • 4°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 3°C
  • Tue
  • 19°C
  • 3°C
  • Wed
  • 19°C
  • 5°C
  • Thu
  • 21°C
  • 5°C
  • Sat
  • 20°C
  • 10°C
  • Sun
  • 20°C
  • 9°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 9°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 10°C
  • Wed
  • 17°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 17°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Sun
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Tue
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Thu
  • 24°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 20°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 24°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 25°C
  • 15°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 19°C
  • Wed
  • 22°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 16°C
  • 12°C
  • Sat
  • 18°C
  • 6°C
  • Sun
  • 18°C
  • 6°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 6°C
  • Tue
  • 19°C
  • 6°C
  • Wed
  • 18°C
  • 5°C
  • Thu
  • 18°C
  • 6°C
  • Sat
  • 22°C
  • 7°C
  • Sun
  • 22°C
  • 7°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 7°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 7°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 6°C
  • Thu
  • 23°C
  • 7°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 14°C
  • Sun
  • 25°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 13°C
  • Tue
  • 24°C
  • 12°C
  • Wed
  • 19°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 16°C
  • 8°C
  • Sat
  • 17°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 23°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 19°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 17°C
  • 14°C
  • Sat
  • 21°C
  • 8°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 8°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 6°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 6°C
  • Wed
  • 21°C
  • 7°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 8°C
  • Sat
  • 21°C
  • 9°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 7°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 7°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 6°C
  • Wed
  • 21°C
  • 5°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 7°C
  • Sat
  • 18°C
  • 13°C
  • Sun
  • 22°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 13°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 17°C
  • 12°C
  • Thu
  • 16°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 19°C
  • 5°C
  • Sun
  • 19°C
  • 6°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 5°C
  • Tue
  • 19°C
  • 5°C
  • Wed
  • 19°C
  • 5°C
  • Thu
  • 19°C
  • 5°C

ANCYL behind Malema all the way

The ANC Youth League says it will support Julius Malema in his looming court battle.

Expelled ANCYL leader Julius Malema visited striking Lonmin mineworkers in Marikana in the North West on 18 August 2012. Picture: Taurai Maduna/EWN.
Julius Malema,ANC Youth League,Tax evasion and fraud charges against Julius Malema,Magdalene Moonsamy,Julius Malema gets arrest warrant
Local

JOHANNESBURG - The ANC Youth League on Saturday pledged its support for expelled leader Julius Malema after police issued a warrant for his arrest.

It is understood he is due to face corruption charges.

On Friday, Malema's lawyer confirmed that a warrant had been issued and they are currently negotiating the terms of his court appearance in Polokwane next week.

The warrant is believed to be related to Malema's Ratanang Family Trust Fund.

The league's spokesperson Magdalene Moonsamy said, “We will await the processes that must be followed with the legal consultation.

However, the party remains consistent, unshaken and resolute in his support.”

Meanwhile, Malema has denied any wrongdoing.

He says he is ready to cooperate with authorities as he has nothing to hide.

Earlier this week, he claimed that he was told by reliable sources that there was a plot to kill him.

He believes the charges against him are political as he has been very vocal of his opposition to President Jacob Zuma’s government.

Malema said he made a mistake by supporting Zuma in Polokwane and he wants to correct it in Mangaung.

ANC branches will start nominating candidates in October ahead of its elective conference in December.

The ANCYL wants deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe to replace Zuma.

They also want their former president Fikile Mbalula to take over from Gwede Mantashe.
 
(Edited by Lindiwe Mlandu)

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN reserves the right to close comments on selected content pages.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.