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EFF rejects Zuma's proposal, Malema forewarns #Sona2016 showdown

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has rejected President Jacob Zuma's proposal to repay some of the money spent on his private Nkandla home.

According to EWN reporter Masa Kekana, Malema said legal proceedings at the Constitutional Court will continue on Tuesday.

Malema wants Zuma to implement remedial action within 60 days and demands the president to declare the source of the money he will use to pay.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

He said that Zuma should pay back the money within 60 days.

Masa Kekana, EWN reporter

He added that he'd like to get answers as to where exactly this money will be coming from.

Masa Kekana, EWN reporter

The EFF wants these questions answered at the State of the Nation Address.

Masa Kekana, EWN reporter

He's come out guns blazing and said that they are not afraid and will be challenging the president once again.

Masa Kekana, EWN reporter

This time they would like answers regarding the removal of former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Masa Kekana, EWN reporter

He also urged the public to join the EFF march on 9 February to demonstrate against President Zuma and the Guptas.

Masa Kekana, EWN reporter
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