South Africa's EFF party says in election manifesto to nationalize mines

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2:12 PM / Updated an hour agoSouth Africa's EFF party says in election manifesto to nationalize mines2 Min ReadPresident of South Africa's radical left-wing party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, holds a copy of the party's election manifesto in Soshanguve, near Pretoria, South Africa February 2, 2019.

REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa’s radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will nationalize all mines by 2023 if elected this year, the party said in its election manifesto launched on Saturday. The party is using an anti-corruption, jobs creation and state control of the economy platform to challenge the governing African National Congress (ANC) in the election expected in May.

“The EFF government will nationalize all mines and mineral wealth in South Africa by the year 2023.

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