Advocate Dali Mpofu could be heading to the National Assembly after picking up the third slot on the EFF list for parliamentary candidates. If the EFF wins enough seats Mpofu could be a first-time MP if he chooses. After the 2014 national elections Mpofu, a senior counsel, opted to remain in private practice as an advocate. As expected, EFF leader Julius Malema and his deputy, Floyd Shivambu, took the top two spots on the party’s candidate list. It was submitted to the Electoral Commission of SA on Wednesday. The remaining top spots went to the rest of the party’s leadership: general secretary Godrich Gardee, secretary-general and treasurer-general Leigh-Ann Mathys, deputy secretary-general Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi and spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi followed Mpofu on the list. Fees Must Fall activists Naledi Chirwa and Vuyani Pambo are number 30 and 31 respectively. EFF Gauteng chair Mandisa Mashego tops the list for the party in the province. Lists for all provincial legislatures have been s...

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