Callers on The Eusebius Mckaiser Show, with Africa Melane standing-in, debated whether the former president, Jacob Zuma should be supported as he appeared in the Durban High Court on Friday to answer to 16 charges that included fraud‚ corruption and racketeering.
After his brief appearance, the case was postponed to 8 June.
A caller named Tebogo, said he was happy that the former president has finally got his day in court.
As he always said: 'I want to have my day in court to prove that these allegations are not true.'— Tebogo, caller
He added that he is glad that this day has finally arrived and hopes that it is the beginning of many similar days.
Caller Prince said it is a sad day for democracy and it is a sad day for the rule of law to have people coming out in their numbers to support a man who single handly downgraded the country.
Listen below to hear what other callers had to say on the matter: