EFF Leader, Julius Malema, says South Africa’s national rugby team should be given a new name and emblem that will represent the country’s democracy.
CIC @Julius_S_Malema addressing the EFF Gauteng Provincial Ground Forces Forum.
— Economic Freedom Fighters (@EFFSouthAfrica) November 5, 2023
The influence of Malema is clear in this Springbok emblem debate.
What I mean is the following: he is driving the discourse.
Many people disagree with him on this matter of renaming and rebranding the Springboks but his ability to start a nationwide political conversation is…
— Africa Research Desk (@MightiJamie) November 6, 2023
We’ve serious pressing matters, than to focus on changing Springboks Emblem or colours! Die kant is mal, Julius Malema undermines our Democrazy, he encourages Anarchy and illegal foreigners to defraud this country. When things don’t move his way in our National Parliament, he…
— Kwena Molekwa (@Miz_Ruraltarain) November 5, 2023
National unity around an English sport is the death knell of the EFF’s revolutionary plans.
This is explains Malema’s comments on the Springboks.
— Roman Cabanac (@RomanCabanac) November 6, 2023
Written by: Lindiwe Mpanza