S.Africa to Block Streets for Malema Hearing
Source: Reuters, Jon Herskovitz (8/29/11)
"Malema's call to nationalize mines has unnerved investors, but South Africa's Youth League sees him as a future leader of the continent's biggest economy."
South Africa's Youth League plans to bus in thousands of supporters of its firebrand leader Julius Malema for a vigil to put pressure on the ruling ANC ahead of a disciplinary hearing that could derail Malema's political career.
Malema and his spokesman have been charged with "sowing divisions" in the ranks of the African National Congress and bringing the party into disrepute. The hearing is expected to start on Tuesday behind closed doors at ANC headquarters. . .View full article