Malema eyes King-Maker role in South Africa's May election

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The ANC is set to win about 60 percent of the vote in parliamentary elections expected to take place in May, followed by the opposition Democratic Alliance with 22 percent and the EFF on 10 percent, according to a survey carried out by the South African Institute of Race Relations from Nov.

In a stadium filled to capacity with at least 18,000 supporters, the EFF pledged Saturday to place all land under the custodianship of the state and to nationalize mines and banks without compensation. The party also wants to double the country’s 150 billion rand ($11.

3 billion) welfare program.

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