Opposition Parties Plans Mass Action Against Zuma

Siboniso Mawandla | The Republic Mail

Today opposition parties and civil society groups are set to hold a joint media briefing in Tshwane to outline their plan for mass action on Wednesday.

This as part of their collective call for President Jacob Zuma to step down.

This mass action is planned for Wednesday, April 12 – Zuma’s 75th birthday.

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Political parties, including the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), African People’s Convention (APC), Congress of the People (COPE), Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) and the United Democratic Movement (UDM), have joined forces in their call for Zuma to stop down.

The parties will march to the Union Buildings. Last week thousands of South Africans took to the streets in protests held across the country, demanding that the President step down.

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A reliably source has told the Republic Mail that a massive upset is also planned by the EFF – which will see the party occupying the Union Buildings during the president’s birthday.

A secret meeting which took place over the weekend revealed a co-ordinated plan by the EFF to surround the entire Union Buildings.

Attempts to get a comment from EFF Spokesperson was unsuccessful.