Eric Naki
Political Editor
3 minute read
14 Oct 2021
6:10 am

Will Malema’s EFF eclipse DA come 2024 elections?

Eric Naki

To some, the EFF has become that red alternative, complete with ANC policies but in a more radical form.

Eff leader Julius Malema during an address in Sedibeng. Picture: Twittte

Come 1 November, some political parties will be fighting for survival in municipal councils while others will be consolidating voter support. Although the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is not known as the best performer in the local sphere, with none currently to point at in its bag, the EFF has the potential to cause an upset in some wards. Julius Malema’s charge gives it some hope of winning eThekwini and performing well, or even governing, in some municipalities in Limpopo. I stopped discarding the EFF as a nonstarter a long time ago, if the thought stuck in my mind at...