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Schools must close with immediate impact, says Malema giving Minister just 7 days to act – SABC News

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) chief Julius Malema has given the Department of Basic Education seven days to close down all colleges or face a forceful complete shutdown. He was briefing the media in Johannesburg on Thursday.

He says the nation is now on a 3rd wave of COVID-19 infections and must be involved in regards to the lives of learners. Infections have been growing with the nation recording virtually 9 000 coronavirus instances within the final 24 hours.

 

Electoral Commission

Malema says the IEC would compromise the integrity of former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke if it forges forward with the holding of the 2021 municipal elections – with out his report.

The fee has introduced that it’s prepared to maintain the 2021 native elections as deliberate on the twenty seventh of October. This is regardless of the IEC nonetheless ready for the Moseneke report on whether or not the circumstances are conducive to maintain the native polls.

Malema says going forward with elections with out the a lot-awaited Moseneke report would impinge on his integrity and fame.

He is unyielding on his position that the 2021 Local Government Elections will probably be a brilliant spreader for the coronavirus and he has two choices for the twenty seventh October polls. Firstly, he says these elections must be harmonised with the provincial and nationwide elections in 2024; and secondly, if all fails they need to be postponed till early subsequent year when the virus has subsided.

The EFF says it’s going to make a presentation earlier than Moseneke to persuade him to assist save lives by setting a brand new date to maintain free and honest elections.

EFF chief Julius Malema briefs the media on Local Government Elections and different points: 

‘Profit before lives’

Malema has additionally accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of placing revenue earlier than the lives of South Africans by denying them entry to the Chinese and Russian vaccines.

The Health Department needs to vaccinate 40 million folks. It has to date given greater than 1.5 million folks a jab.

EFF says the federal government is simply all for making income on the expense of poor folks.

 



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