A few hundred Capetonians took to the streets of the Mother City on Wednesday to call on President Jacob Zuma to “do the right thing and step aside”. The march, organised under the #ZumaMustFall banner, was supported by various church groups from the greater Cape Town area and took on[…]
With more than 20 years of democracy, tomorrow South Africans will celebrate the day that the dream of an equal South Africa was realised – Freedom Day. April 27, 1994, is a day that is marked by images of thousands queuing to cast their vote in the first democratic elections.[…]
Fiery Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on Tuesday apologized to former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela for helping to bring President Jacob Zuma to power, before he led a walkout of his MPs from the National Assembly. Participating in the debate on Zuma’s State of the Nation[…]
As the #ZumaMustFall movement gains momentum, there has been much criticism levelled at the campaign with some observing that the protests are predominantly supported by white South Africans. The movement was formed a few months ago in response to President Jacob Zuma’s decision to axe Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister,[…]
The City of Cape Town has vehemently denied suggestions it endorsed a controversial “#ZumaMustFall” banner that went up on the face of a building in Kloof Street on Friday. There have been some accusations that the DA-led City may have had a hand in the banner, particular in providing the[…]
The ANC has called on South Africans to “embrace democratic principles” and declare war on racism and individuals who support it. “The African National Congress calls on all South Africans to declare war on racism and for political parties to refrain from undermining democracy through calls that undermine a democratic[…]
The removal of the “Zuma Must Fall” banner from the Cape Town CBD has shown the true colours of “thugs” who supported the president. This is according to the #ZumaMustFall movement, who on Sunday said by tearing down the banner, President Jacob Zuma’s supporters have given the movement a powerful[…]
A hard-hitting message about white privilege as a form of corruption in society was well received by a mostly white crowd of about 10 000 people during the Unite Against Corruption protest gathering in Cape Town today. Speakers told protesters that it was their right to protest corruption in government and[…]
In one of South Africa’s stranger public holiday commemorations on Wednesday, thousands gathered in various cities to participate in #ZumaMustFall marches, while President Jacob Zuma himself called for people not to exaggerate the country’s problems for fear of being considered “funny”. “We exaggerate our problems and make people think that[…]
South Africans have taken to social media to voice their displeasure at President Jacob Zuma’s shock announcement to remove Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister and within 24 hours, the hashtag #ZumaMustFall was trending while a Facebook page to organise a peaceful march had been set up. A Facebook #ZumaMustFall event[…]
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