via the Irish Times:
SOUTH AFRICA’S African National Congress Youth League leader Julius Malema has told a Zanu-PF rally in Zimbabwe that he is intent on copying the policies of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and nationalising South Africa’s mines and white-owned farms.
Addressing a rally of about 2,000 Zanu-PF youths on Saturday in Harare, Mr Malema, who only months ago called for Mr Mugabe (85) to step down as the party’s leader, heaped praise on Zimbabwe’s president, calling him a hero because he was “not afraid of imperialists”.
“In South Africa we are just starting. Here in Zimbabwe you are already very far. The land question has been addressed. We are happy that today you can account for more than 300,000 new farmers, against the 4,000 who used to dominate agriculture,” he said...