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SACP marches against alliance partner ANC in #AntiZumaMarch

7 April 2017 1:24 PM

The South African Communist Party is adamant they want President Zuma to resign.

The South African Communist Party (SACP) will be joining lobby group Save SA march in Tshwane on Friday. SACP 2nd Deputy General Secretary, Solly Mapaila spoke to the Midday Report's, Stephen Grootes.

Stephen Grootes: Why are you marching against President Jacob Zuma

The march has one simple objective to ask the President to resign and restore the sovereignty of South Africa away from the Guptas.

Solly Mapaila, 2nd Deputy General Secretary, SACP

Also read: Thousands march to Union Buildings calling on Zuma to step down #Peoplesmarch

Stephen Grootes: You support the ANC, you're a member of the alliance, you're now protesting against its leader. You have to accept this very strange politics.

It's not strange. I'm a member of the ANC in my own right as well. The SACP has taken a decision that Jacob Zuma must resign. Largely because the capture of the state by corporate, particular the Gupta group.

Solly Mapaila, 2nd Deputy General Secretary, SACP

Stephen Grootes: Do you really think there is any chance the president will go?

The President will ultimately go. The people of South Africa will make sure that he goes. If he doesn't the ANC will pay a heavy price when the people won't choose it.

Solly Mapaila, 2nd Deputy General Secretary, SACP

He's causing more damage to the national fabric which makes it impossible for the ANC to lead with integrity.

Solly Mapaila, 2nd Deputy General Secretary, SACP

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7 April 2017 1:24 PM

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