EPL Summit 2018 Secretariat
Amsalco Plaza by FCDA beside ecobank
Area 11 Abuja.
MP, National Assembly South Africa |
Julius Malema, (born March 3, 1981, Seshego township, South Africa), A South African politician known for his fiery outspoken nature and inspiring oratory. He entered the South African national political arena first as the president (2008–12) of the African National Congress Youth League and then as the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, the leftist political party that he helped launch in 2013. He became an MP in the National Assembly in 2014.Malema was raised by his mother, who was a domestic worker, and his grandmother in what is now the Limpopo province. When he was nine years of age, he reportedly joined the Masupatsela (in English, often referred to as Young Pioneers or Trailblazers) group of the African National Congress (ANC).
He joined the ANC Youth League in 1994 and quickly assumed local and regional leadership positions in the group. Malema was also active in the Congress of South African Students organization, becoming province chairman in 1997 and then serving as president from 2001 to 2004. In April 2008 he was elected president of the ANC Youth League by a narrow majority during a contentious group summit.
EMERGING POLITICAL LEADERS AMBASSADORS (EPLA) 2018