September 4, 2011

Firebrand Whips Up South African Storm

William Wallis, Financial Times

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More than any politician, Julius Malema, a chubby, boyish-looking 30-year-old born like the majority of South Africans into poverty, has tapped into the resulting discontent, using his position at the head of the ruling African National Congress's resurgent youth league to steal the limelight from his political elders.

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TAGGED: Julius Malema, Africa, ANC, Jacob Zuma, South Africa

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