Protesters demand Zuma must step down as the country celebrates Freedom Day

Zuma Must Fall protesters across the country continued with calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down, saying they are doing this to defend the Constitution.

Civil society groups gathered in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg and spoke with one voice, saying President Zuma's resignation is the first step towards fighting systemic corruption.

Xolani Gwala spoke to Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter, who was in the Johannesburg CBD at protest by the People's Assembly.

Listen to the interview below, as Ziyanda takes Afternoon Drive listeners to what happened...

It was continuing the calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down, as we celebrate Freedom Day and the formation of the Constitution, given the recent Constitutional Court judgement on the Nkandla scandal.

Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter

Their argument is, that by removing Jacob Zuma it would be the start of a process of addressing organisational culture and systemic corruption that takes place.

Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter

Organiser of the event, Stephen Faulkner, spoke about how corruption is also not just about President Jacob Zuma. It's beyond the individual, it's become the organisational culture and it's become systemic.

Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter
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