Land, jobs are top priorities for radical S. African party

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The far-left South African EFF party unveiled Saturday its programme for legislative elections in May, with land expropriation and jobs at the top of the list.

"We cannot postpone the land question, we can not postpone the jobs questions," said Julius Malema, head of the Economic Freedom Fighters party. He spoke to several thousand EFF members wearing the party colour red in a stadium in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria, telling them: "We are hungry now, we want to eat now.

"Almost three-fourths of South Africa's agricultural land is owned by whites who comprise just eight percent of the population.

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