Malema hops on Bosasa bandwagon to hoist EFF virtue flag
EFF leader Julius Malema has taken advantage of the skeletons tumbling out of the Bosasa closet by labelling the ANC under President Cyril Ramaphosa as corrupt, and claiming his party did not receive “dirty money”.
Malema said on Wednesday that leaders of the EFF had not been implicated in any recent corruption scandal – a claim that may not necessarily be true.
He counted the Gupta scandal, the looting of VBS Mutual Bank, and the Bosasa bribe allegations among the scandals where not a single EFF leader had been implicated.
However, EFF deputy Floyd Shivambu’s brother Brian was mentioned in the South African Reserve Bank report as one of the individuals who received millions from VBS Mutual Bank. In addition, the EFF has confirmed having received money from well-known tobacco smuggler Adriano Mazzotti.
But with the elections around the corner, Malema sought to position the EFF as a clean party...