A nationwide protests was today held against President Jacob Zuma in South Africa.
Thousands of the South Africans gathered in major cities to demonstrate against President Jacob Zuma dismissal of the country’s finance minister.
This also fuelled concerns over the government corruption and a struggling economy.
The Protesters matched in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and other big metropolitan areas to push for the resignation of scandal-hit Mr Zuma, who for now retains the support of a ruling party facing an internal revolt against the president.
The government appealed for calm and said it respects the right of South Africans to protest peacefully, a legacy of the struggle against white minority rule that ended in 1994 with the country’s first all-race vote and the election of Nelson Mandela as president.