Save SA organisers call for 'more mobilisation'

The turnout of demonstrators at the People's March far exceeded Save SA expectations, says presenter Redi Tlhabi.

Read: Multiracial crowds at #AntiZumaMarches says Redi Tlhabi

The Afternoon Drive host spent the day out in Tshwane attending and covering the march to the Union Buildings on Friday.

Some where saying they got 10 times more than what they were expecting, but they will have to confirm those numbers.

Redi Tlhabi, 702's Afternoon Drive presenter

She says the conveners had expected 8 000 attendees and have been encouraged by the strong turnout.

Also read: Massive, diverse Cape Town anti-Zuma march concludes without incident

The organisers are saying there must be more mobilisation, Tlhabi explains.

They are encouraging South Africans to demand quality ethical leadership.

Redi Tlhabi, 702's Afternoon Drive presenter

Meanwhile, opposition parties have confirmed that they will hold a national day of action on 12 April, just days before Parliament debates a motion of no confidence in President Zuma.

Take a listen:

Redi Tlhabi interviewed Section 27 Executive Director Mark Heywood on the success of the march and the next step for social justice in South Africa.

The key thing is how to turn a mass movement of one day into a movement that will continue to organise and make itself felt - and not just to get rid of Zuma.

Mark Heywood, Section 27 Executive Director

The day after we get rid of Jacob Zuma we have to start rebuilding this country.

Mark Heywood, Section 27 Executive Director

We have to start renewal of this country.

Mark Heywood, Section 27 Executive Director

Take a listen:


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