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Zimbabwe: Malema Describes Mugabe’s Violent Landgrab As ‘Opportunistic’, Says Mandela Betrayed Freedom Charter

Controversial South African politician Julius Malema says President Robert Mugabe is an “opportunist” who waited until he was losing power to implement land reform and South Africa under him would never follow the 91-year old’s method.The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader was addressing students at the University of Oxford Wednesday. He said the EFF would continue the fight for the return of land to black Africans and the equitable sharing of South Africa’s mineral wealth.

 
However, he said Mugabe’s bloody land grab method, which saw thousands of white farmers and their black workers violently driven out of their properties, was not exemplary.
“We are not going to do what the Zimbabweans have done; of drawing the blood of innocent people. There’s nothing wrong with Mugabe’s policy on land, but there’s everything wrong with the method used to obtain the land. We cannot have people killed, injured because you want your land back.

 
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