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Thousands join anti-Zuma march at Union Buildings

It's estimated more than 20,000 people gathered at the Union Buildings to show their unhappiness with President Jacob Zuma.

Leaders from various spheres gathering on stage at the Union buildings in Pretoria addressing the over 30.000 protesters. Picture: Kgothatso Mogale/EWN.

PRETORIA - Thousands of people have started streaming onto the lawns at the Union Buildings.

The second phase of this mass demonstration has just started, with civil society leaders expected to give speeches to the crowd.

The protesters left Church Square more than an hour ago and continue to stream in.

It's estimated more than 20,000 people have gathered to show their unhappiness with President Jacob Zuma.

There are no dominant political parties represented, just people from all walks of life.

The organisers have stressed to the people that they must remain disciplined, and things have gone smoothly so far.

A police helicopter is hovering overhead, while public order police keep an eye on the situation.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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