Who is Julius Malema?

Julius Malema

South African politician Julius Sello Malema is president of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL). Mr. Malema is a controversial figure who rose to prominence while supporting Jacob Zuma, the current ANC President.

Convicted of hate speech in March 2010 Malema is often in the news. He is described by some as the “future leader” of South Africa and others as a “reckless populist with the potential to destabilise South Africa and spark racial conflict”. This is a link to his blog.

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