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South Africa: Thousands call for Zuma to step down in Pretoria01:55

South Africa: Thousands call for Zuma to step down in Pretoria

South Africa, Pretoria
April 12, 2017 at 16:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of protesters rallied in Pretoria on Wednesday to demand South Africa President Jacob Zuma step down.

Opposition parties Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Democratic Alliance (DA) stood together to lead demonstrators from Church Square to the official seat of government, Union Buildings.

The protests were sparked after changes in Zuma's cabinet amid allegations of corruption within the government.

Economic Freedom Fighters opposition party leader, Julius Malema, described the day as a "show of force", highlighting "that Zuma must leave office, and the sooner you do that better because this country must recover economically."

South Africa: Thousands call for Zuma to step down in Pretoria01:55
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Thousands of protesters rallied in Pretoria on Wednesday to demand South Africa President Jacob Zuma step down.

Opposition parties Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Democratic Alliance (DA) stood together to lead demonstrators from Church Square to the official seat of government, Union Buildings.

The protests were sparked after changes in Zuma's cabinet amid allegations of corruption within the government.

Economic Freedom Fighters opposition party leader, Julius Malema, described the day as a "show of force", highlighting "that Zuma must leave office, and the sooner you do that better because this country must recover economically."

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