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18 Dec 2014 07:44
The Economic Freedom Fighters discussed their policies and strategies for improvement in SA. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)
Resolutions taken by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) commissions set up during the party’s first national assembly in Mangaung focused on social transformation, media, land, local government, health and education, international relations, justice and correctional services and economic transformation.
The commissions were closed to the media, but detailed report-backs on the commissions and discussions around the decisions made at the conference were open.
The EFF discussed its policy and some of the strategies it intends to use to garner more votes in the 2016 local elections and the 2019 national elections.
Below are some recommendations to the central command team by the representatives of the respective EFF commissions.
Social transformationEFF member Betty Diale told delegates that:
MediaThe EFF called for the diversification of media ownership. George Nyakama presented the commission’s report and made the following points:
LandShelly Mokhothu told delegates that:
Local governmentTseko Mafanya reported on local government, saying the commission recommended that:
Health and educationBarnard Joseph reported on the health and education resolutions.
The commission recommended that:
International relationsVuyisile Schoeman delivered the report of the international relations commission:
Justice and Correctional ServicesCommissar Kgotso Morapela reported on the justice and correctional services commission.
Economic transformationCollen Sedibe reported on economic transformation:
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