Julius Malema is without a doubt a noticeable politician within and outside South Africa; though he is an opposition politician. The current political climate around Africa has been hot due to the visits around the continent by UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
South Africa was one of the several countries around the continent May made stops with the aim of strengthening British ties with African countries ahead of the Brexit. Malema did not see the visit by the UK Premier as a point of economic bargain for the African people. Instead he challenged African countries to focus towards decolonizing themselves.
Malema did not suggest any grand moves – at least not just yet – instead he urged African leaders to take small steps towards the grand goal of complete decolonization of the continent. He said this during a press briefing before the UK Premier jetted into South Africa. Malema reiterated that the policy of his Economic Freedom Fighters party (EFF) was focusing on withdrawing South Africa out of the Commonwealth.
The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 countries with their former colonizer, the British Empire.
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