SABC News - Julius Malema


Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered his 2015 Budget Speech earlier on Wednesday.
Mixed reaction to Budget speech

Wednesday 25 February 2015 19:51

Praises towards the 2015 Budget Speech, delivered by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene earlier on Wednesday, were very limited from political parties.


Suspended EFF members 'defiant'

Saturday 21 February 2015 18:15

The four Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members who were suspended for bringing the organisation into disrepute say they have no intention to leave the organisation.


Zuma calls on MPs to keep calm

Thursday 19 February 2015 20:42

President Jacob Zuma has pleaded for cool heads to prevail in Parliament, so the institution can do its job in serving the people.


Julius Malema and Blade Nzimande.
Nzimande withdraws comments on EFF’s behaviour

Thursday 19 February 2015 10:20

Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande was forced by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to withdraw comments about their behaviour in Parliament.


EFF accepts Mbete’s apology

Wednesday 18 February 2015 20:57

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has accepted National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's apology for calling him a cockroach at a North West elective conference last weekend.  


Mbete apologises for 'cockroach' comment

Wednesday 18 February 2015 17:24

National Assembly Speaker and African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Baleka Mbete has apologised to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema for describing him as a cockroach.


SONA 2015 debate was delayed by half an hour on Tuesday.
SONA debate enters second day

Wednesday 18 February 2015 06:45

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address will be debated for a second day on Wednesday.


Mbete stays away from SONA debate

Tuesday 17 February 2015 20:55

Various opposition parties are happy that National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete did not preside over Tuesday's debate of the State of the Nation address.


President Jacob Zuma will respond on Thursday.
SONA debate gets underway after delay

Tuesday 17 February 2015 19:10

Parliament's debate on the President's State of the Nation address had a bumpy start on Tuesday, after the start was delayed by half an hour.


Andile Mngxitama and three other senior EFF members have been suspended from the party.
Disgruntled EFF members launch scathing attack on leadership

Tuesday 17 February 2015 18:30

Four senior members of the Economic Freedom Fighters have launched a scathing attack against party leader Julius Malema and his Deputy, Floyd Shivambu.


DA accuses Zuma of 'breaking' Parliament

Tuesday 17 February 2015 16:10

Democratic Alliance (DA) Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has accused President Jacob Zuma of "breaking Parliament".


SONA 2015: How did we get there?

Tuesday 17 February 2015 13:45

The 2015 State of the Nation Address may have come and gone, yet ordinary South Africans are still talking about what happened that night.


Andile Mngxitama is said to be challenging  the EFF leader's leadership.
Chaos erupts at EFF faction's media briefing

Tuesday 17 February 2015 12:15

Chaos has erupted outside a Sandton hotel where EFF MP's facing disciplinary action are about to have a media briefing.


Baleka Mbete is Speaker of the National Assembly and chairperson of the ANC.
N West Premier adds voice over 'cockroach statement'

Tuesday 17 February 2015 10:45

ANC Chairperson in the North West, Supra Mahumapelo, has entered the fray between the Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete and EFF leader Julius Malema.


EFF to sue the Speaker and parliament

Monday 16 February 2015 18:50

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has threatened to take legal action against parliament, the Minister of Police and the Speaker of the House, Baleka Mbete, party leader Julius Malema said.


Fikeni says the drama played out in Parliament during Thursday's State of the Nation adress was a grudge match.
SA failing to learn from other transitions

Monday 16 February 2015 11:10

Associate Editor at Daily Maverick, Ranjeni Munsamy says what happened is a sign that something fundamental has gone wrong in South Africa.


UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, is biased.
Mbete has made things worse: Holomisa

Monday 16 February 2015 10:30

United Democratic Movement leader, Bantu Holomisa, thinks Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete has made things worse with her cockroach remarks over the weekend.


ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete has been quoted referring to EFF leader Julius Malema as a cockroach
Kodwa clarifies Mbete's EFF cockroach utterances

Monday 16 February 2015 10:30

ANC National Spokesperson, Zizi Kodwa, says the party's national chairperson Baleka Mbete meant the term 'cockroach' figuratively when she used it to describe EFF leader, Julius Malema.


Security personnel used Malema's picture to practice

Sunday 15 February 2015 16:23

Security personnel who forcefully removed the EFF from Parliament on Thursday had used pictures of the party's MPs to practice their tactics, City Press reported on Sunday.


Malema gets EFF E Cape backing

Sunday 15 February 2015 09:03

The EFF in the Eastern Cape has praised party leader, Julius Malema, for advancing the principles set out in their manifesto.


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