In Pictures: Tshela Thupa Rally

The Economic Freedom Fighters staged their final rally, ‘Tshela Thupa’, at the Lucas ‘Masterpieces’ Moripe stadium in Atteridgeville, Tshwane. It was a remarkable show of force for a party so young and I was there to take pictures.

Supporters heading for the stadium from their bus in Maunde Street, Atteridgeville.

Supporters heading for the stadium from their bus in Maunde Street, Atteridgeville.

 

More fighters making their way to the stadium.

More fighters making their way to the stadium.

 

The stadium starting to fill up as crowds are let in.

The stadium starting to fill up as crowds are let in.

 

EFF’s intentions were made clear for the world to see.

EFF’s intentions were made clear for the world to see.

 

One of the many anti-Zuma references made.

One of the many anti-Zuma references made.

 

EFF supporters at the Lucas ‘Masterpieces’ Moripe stadium, which has a capacity of 28, 900.

EFF supporters at the Lucas ‘Masterpieces’ Moripe stadium, which has a capacity of 28, 900.

 

Some Mamelodi residents made it clear that for them the fight is for housing and title deeds.

Some Mamelodi residents made it clear that for them the fight is for housing and title deeds.

 

High energy was the order of the day.

High energy was the order of the day.

 

Gauteng Premier Candidate, Advocate Dali Mpofu, greeting the crowd.

Gauteng Premier Candidate, Advocate Dali Mpofu, greeting the crowd.

 

Members of EFF’s Central Command Team onstage.

Members of EFF’s Central Command Team onstage.

 

More EFF supporters who came in numbers for what would mark the closing of the campaign trail.

More EFF supporters who came in numbers for what would mark the closing of the campaign trail.

 

EFF Commander in Chief, Julius Malema having a moment with Adv. Dali Mpofu.

EFF Commander in Chief, Julius Malema having a moment with Adv. Dali Mpofu.

 

The highly skilled CIC held the audience in the palm of his hand with his easy, humorous manner.

The highly skilled CIC held the audience in the palm of his hand with his easy, humorous manner.

 

Various groups, including members of the Marikana Support Group, the National Council of  Trade Unions (NACTU) and the Socialist Party of Azania came out to show their support.

Various groups, including members of the Marikana Support Group, the National Council of Trade Unions (NACTU) and the Socialist Party of Azania came out to show their support.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One thought on “In Pictures: Tshela Thupa Rally

  1. Come high rain come high thunder Polokwane is already in the handz of the EFF and it shall be governed acording to the wishes of the electorate.CIC u are the only game in town no body else,3rd of August will be a defining moment of were u have come from and were u are going.wish u all the best of lucky.

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