Zuma responsible for SA downgrade - Fedusa Secretary General

Thousands of South African's have taken to the streets on Friday morning in anti-Zuma protests.

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) General Secretary Dennis George is speaking at the Save SA march in Tshwane. Save SA is marching to the Union Buildings.

Fedusa represents South Africans and it is important for all South African's to stand together and to fight corruption and to demand that Jacob Zuma must step down.

Dennis George, General Secretary, Fedusa

George says President Jacob Zuma is responsible for South Africa being downgraded by rating agency Standard & Poor'sr Global. George says he believes the anti-Zuma protests will have the desired effect, eventually.

We call on all the Members of Parliament that they must put South Africa first and vote with their conscience.

Dennis George, General Secretary, Fedusa

Earlier this week, George, tweeted that South African's should engage in civil disobedience.

Listen to the full interview with Dennis George in the clip:


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