Own­ers of wealth must

CityPress - - Business - Cap­i­tal flight from the coun­try. There is a view that Julius Malema is dan­ger­ous for the fu­ture of the coun­try, es­pe­cially from the white com­mu­nity, and a few com­men­ta­tors from that com­mu­nity re­gard you as a racist who should not be en­cour­aged to grow his

Well, that’s what our lead­ers com­pro­mised us with dur­ing the ne­go­ti­a­tions to guar­an­tee pri­vate own­er­ship of the land. Even when they knew very well that the land was ac­tu­ally stolen. It was stolen through the com­mit­ting of black geno­cide by the colonis­ers. We want to bring back that land, to re­store the dig­nity of those peo­ple who lost their prop­erty and those who lost their lives.

We should do that in re­spect and hon­our of those de­feated gen­er­a­tions – con­quered gen­er­a­tions – by the colonis­ers. We will not have a prob­lem with cap­i­tal flight be­cause we are go­ing to do this through leg­is­la­tion and it is go­ing to be done in a man­ner that it is not putting the econ­omy of the coun­try in a dis­as­trous sit­u­a­tion.

Well, they are en­ti­tled to their views, and I’ve never been a dan­ger to so­ci­ety.

I love South Africa more than I love my­self and the EFF, and I do all that I do be­cause of the love I have for South Africa.

There­fore, any­one who thinks that I’m a dan­ger to so­ci­ety is any­one who is op­posed to trans­for­ma­tion and any­one who is op­posed to the em­pow­er­ment of black peo­ple – and such peo­ple, I do not have time for them.

Well, Pres­i­dent Zuma doesn’t qual­ify to tell any­one about lack­ing pol­i­tics be­cause he, him­self, is not po­lit­i­cal. He, him­self, lacks depth, and he lacks the po­lit­i­cal un­der­stand­ing of how the coun­try should be run and where the coun­try should go, po­lit­i­cally.

The emer­gence of Mmusi Maimane and my­self in the po­lit­i­cal ter­rain in South Africa sig­ni­fies a gen­er­a­tional change and Pres­i­dent Zuma should be­gin to ap­pre­ci­ate that the new are be­ing born and, there­fore, if the old do not die, they will be forced to die by the emer­gence of the new.

This is an edited ver­sion of an in­ter­view car­ried on BizNews.com. You can go to the web­site to read the

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