SA Celebs Shower Julius Malema With Heartfelt Birthday Wishes #MalemaTurns40. Life begins at 40, so they say! Having noted that though, with Julius Malema, is seems like his life started back when he was still a young boy. Malema was a member of the ANC from the tender age of nine, until his expulsion from the party in April 2012 at the age of thirty-one. He will go down history as one of the most prominent politicians we have had in the country.
Malema rose to prominence with the support for former President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma. His political career saw him being elected a chairman of the Youth League branch in Seshego and the regional chairman in 1995. In 1997 he became the chairman of the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) for the Limpopo province, and was elected as the national president of that organization in 2001. In April 2008, Malema was elected as the president of the ANC Youth League.
He has come full circle from money laundering and tax evasion charges, being investigated by the Hawks to now leading the Economic Freedom Fighters. As much as condemn Malema for his sharp tongue, there are those who believe he has shaped the political landscape in South Africa. He is also regarded by the future of SA politics by his supporters.
Today it is his 40th birthday, and masses of people are celebrating him. Tuesday evening, the EFF threw a lavish diner for their leader with the who is whose of politics in attendance. EFF party members including Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Floyd Shivambu, Dali Mpofu and Ringo Madlingozi, graced the event.
Today, tweeps are making Malema trend with special dedications. Celebrities like Shimza, Black Coffee, Oskido, Kgomotso Moeketsi also joined in to shower the man of the moment with heartfelt birthday wishes.