Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema has announced that the party plans to form a worker’s union.
Malema made the announcement during his address at a Workers’ Day rally in Middleburg, Mpumalanga on Sunday.
MALEMA: ‘EFF PLANS TO START A UNION’
During his address, Malema said the existing Unions have taken the side of the employer hence there is a vacuum.
“Let the union of the EFF rise and occupy the vacuum and represent the workers of South Africa and the workers of the whole African continent,” he said.
Malema also touched on the hatred black people are subjected.
“We love black people and we will never kill them. Black people are hated all over the world, whenever they see a black person, they do not love that person. Love each other and before you love others, learn to love yourself as a black person.
“You can take your vote if you hate me for loving black people, I don’t want to be a president of people who hate other black people.”
ANGRY MINERS DISRUPT RAMAPHOSA’S ADDRESS
President Cyril Ramaphosa had to be whisked away to safety after workers demanded he leaves at a COSATU Workers’ Day rally at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, North West.
Ramaphosa tried to calm the crowd but they did not want to hear anything he had to say. Despite his promise to deal with their plea for a R1000 increase, the workers continued to protest.
Police had to intervene and take charge of the situation.
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