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Ramaphosa a 'security guard' for white economy, Malema

by Sapa
18 Jul 2014 at 07:27hrs | Views
Thousands of people, clad mostly in EFF red berets and T-shirts, packed a hall at the University of Limpopo's Medunsa campus, situated in Ga-Rankuwa outside Pretoria, on Thursday.

The crowd listened attentively as EFF leader Julius Malema, told them they had been fooled into believing they had benefited from the new, democratic South Africa.

"Twenty years into democracy, but many young people see flushing toilets for the first time when they come here [university campuses]," Malema said.

He said in rural areas, government gave people dry taps and at times water pipes, but they failed to give people actual water.

When government mentioned their progress however, they counted people with these things as people who had been given water.

He touched on the country's economy, and dismissed the positive outcomes of black economic empowerment.

"Black people who are in business with white people are economy security guards," Malema said.

His comment was met by loud applause and laughter.

He claimed people like Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and mining magnate Patrice Motsepe were some of those who were "economy security guards". 

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