EFF asks French Embassy staff to engage on country’s role in Africa – SABC News

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema demanded that French embassy staff come out of their offices in Pretoria to discuss with the party the party’s claims about France’s role in Africa.

He says the attitude displayed by the embassy shows that they are not willing to refrain from oppressing Africans.

The EFF held its Africa Day commemoration at the French Embassy, ​​demanding that it stop what the EFF calls the “micromanagement” of African affairs.

Malema says he won’t read the memorandum to France without their ambassador present.

“We come here peacefully and we want the French Embassy to act peacefully and not provoke us. So they have to go out and get the memorandum. Otherwise we won’t start, don’t leave here and by not leaving here, they won’t leave here.

EFF spokesman Sinawo Thambo says they are committed to the African independence mandate: