Another anti-Zuma march will take place next week

Opposition parties et al form Freedom Movement to kick President Zuma out

Some of South Africa's biggest civil society movements, political parties and religious groups have united under a single organisation dubbed "The Freedom Movement".

"He must go now. We must protect it with all our strength‚" Mashele said. "We want to stop him, because he can still do more damage".

The organisation is made up of political parties, the religious fraternity, students, civil society and academia.

"Never before has there been a more urgent need to build unity of goal to stop South Africa's current trajectory", said the movement at its launch in Soweto, a hotbed of the struggle against apartheid. I've been fortunate to chair SADC opposition parties platform ... "It looks like the struggle has been hijacked by some corrupt elements".

The movement was formed this week and held a media briefing in Soweto on Thursday. That's why we say we will support any other similar movement, no matter the size.

"If we get tired‚ Jacob Zuma will destroy this country". This means that the cost of living for ordinary South Africans will become more unbearable.

Backstreet Boys Announce Their 8th Annual Cruise
There are two concerts slated a day for your daily, double dose of BSB bops. You can take your summer holidays with Brian, Nick, Kevin, AJ and Howie D.

"You don't have to belong to any political party or wear a T-shirt or whatever to be there". They say enough is enough!

Mashele said that the movement has the support of Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, whom he quoted as having said: "In principle Aunt Leah and I are in support of a united coalition calling on all South Africans to join the event on 27 April 2017".

"South Africans are anxious about the future of their children and their country".

Tutu, seen as the country's leading moral authority, said in a tweet that he supported the movement, adding "it is important that we unite as South Africans to bring an end to state capture". "Let's work together in the interest of a better life for all our people".

The organisations, who jointly called themselves the "Freedom Movement" will gather at Freedom Park, Pretoria next week to demonstrate against Zuma's presidency.

Mashele said the immediate objective of this grouping was to help facilitate a large-scale protest outside Parliament‚ when the Motion of No Confidence is debated.

Related News:

  • President Trump welcomes New England Patriots

    President Trump couldn't resist taking (another) shot at The New York Times over the great New England Patriots photograph flap. Asked in February about his teammates' decision to snub Trump's invitation, Brady said "everybody has their own choice".

    Chris Pratt teases a 'darker' and 'scarier' sequel

    These guys are all saying the same things, but I like that they're all saying that the sequel will be scarier, darker, and more suspenseful.

    Tennis pro Serena Williams pregnant with first child

    In early March, the 23-time Grand Slam champion withdrew from Indian Wells and the Miami Open, citing a left knee injury. Tennis star Serena Williams has hinted she is pregnant with her first child in a post on her Snapchat account.
  • IPL: Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to field vs KKR

    IPL: Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to field vs KKR

    Ankit Rajput (3/37) was the pick of the bowlers while West Indian Sunil Narine (1/22) was the most economical for the visitors. If the dislocation is confirmed, it is the third time in around 18 months the Queenslander has dislocated the same shoulder.
    Persona 5 Spin Off Domains Registered By Atlus

    Persona 5 Spin Off Domains Registered By Atlus

    In particular, there's one big plotline set up and is as yet unresolved since the last Persona 4 Ultimax game. It could be something totally new or like Persona 4 Arena Ultimax , but instead be Persona 5 Ultimax .
    Russian marine major killed in combat in Syria: agencies

    Russian marine major killed in combat in Syria: agencies

    Most of Syria's operational fixed wing military aircraft have been moved to the base, according to the official. No one, with the possible exception of Assad and his Russian partners, knows the answer.
  • West Virginia governor signs medical marijuana bill

    Jim Justice was joined by legislators in his office at 3:30 p.m. today to sign Senate Bill 386 , the Medical Cannabis Act. Richard Ojeda (D-Logan) and substantially amended in the House before receiving final legislative approval on April 6 .

    USA says Iran could become another North Korea if left 'unchecked'

    Khamenei only reluctantly gave his tacit approval to the deal and has continued to criticize the lack of benefits it has brought. President Hassan Rouhani, a relative moderate who pressed for the deal against domestic opposition, is seeking reelection.
    Mexican's immigration status is in dispute over deportation

    Mexican's immigration status is in dispute over deportation

    No court date has been set. "DACA enrollees are not being targeted, I don't know why this individual was picked up", he said. Hetlage said Montes' DACA status expired August 2015 and has a theft conviction for which he received probation.
  • Mariners' Haniger ends Marlins' no-hitter in 9th

    Mariners' Haniger ends Marlins' no-hitter in 9th

    Suzuki won two batting titles in his 11 1/2 seasons with the Mariners and set the season record with 262 hits in a 2004. Chen had perhaps the best start of his career, working seven innings before being lifted with his pitch count at 100.
    Should McDonald's workers get $50G reward in Facebook murder case?

    Should McDonald's workers get $50G reward in Facebook murder case?

    The woman believed to be associated has said she is "overwhelmed" by the tragedy. "I am very sad for everyone involved". Robert Godwin, a father of 10 and a former foundry worker, was killed as he picked up aluminum cans .

    Opko Health Inc. (OPK) Shares Sold by Prospera Financial Services Inc

    The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0 and lower end at -0.05 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.02. Whalerock Point Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Opko Health during the third quarter worth about $2,100,000.


Most liked

EU Toughens Brexit Stance in Sign U.K. Vote Won't Alter Approach
Brexit negotiations will start as planned in June, after Britons vote in a snap general election, the European Union said on Wednesday.

BC illicit drug overdoses bump up to 120 in March
Centre for Disease Control to look at the history of those who have overdosed to learn how to better reach out in the future. The Coroners Service says men have accounted for more than 82 per cent of suspected illicit drug overdose deaths.

Watch NHL Game 4 Online, Team News
Just as important was the play of Joe Pavelski , Logan Couture , Joe Thornton, Brent Burns and Patrick Marleau, their big men. Zack Kassian is first @EdmontonOilers player to score a GWG in consecutive playoff games since Fernando Pisani (2006 F vs.

International Monetary Fund lifts forecast for Kosovo 2017 GDP growth to 3.5%
Growth in 2017 is projected to be 5.1 per cent in Indonesia, 4.5 per cent in Malaysia, and 6.8 per cent in the Philippines. Economic performance across emerging market and developing economies has remained mixed, it said.

Afghanistan: at least 90 killed by the American "mega-bomb"
Dropped from a transport aircraft, the GPS-guided weapon used in Thursday's attack was dropped from a Special Operations MC-130. The top US commander in Afghanistan , General John Nicholson, said it was an operational decision to support a joint U.S.

Fox News ends relationship with Bill O'Reilly, O'Reilly responds
NPR reported that " Tucker Carlson Tonight" host Tucker Carlson will replace O'Reilly's 8 p.m. show slot. Fox owns 39 percent of European TV giant Sky, and has long wanted to take over the whole company.

Texas governor gives first clear support for 'bathroom bill'
The hearing Wednesday is officially on HB 2899. "We have a chance to fix the school finance system in the state of Texas ". The Senate amended House Bill 23 so that it no longer requires municipalities to cover their workers's survivors.

Terry could stay in Premier League?
Still, life goes on and for Terry, that means a new team and perhaps a new league as he seems intent on playing for a bit longer. The news was expected, but it still hit hard and I'm guessing we won't be able to truly process its meaning for some time.

UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay
Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the USA out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. President Donald Trump had a message Monday for the North's ruler: "'Gotta behave".

Citigroup Inc Increases Sophos Group PLC (SOPH) Price Target to GBX 380
Macquarie upgraded BT Group PLC from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th. This would indicate that the analyst believes there is a potential upside of 19 .9% from the opening price of 2753 GBX.

Fox stock holds steady after O'Reilly firing
O'Reilly's infamous "hot chocolate" comment came, Burgess said, one afternoon when she returned to her desk from lunch. Guest host Dana Perino addressed the disgraced political commentator's departure at the start of the hour-long show.

French Police Officer Killed, Champs-Elysées In Paris Closed
Police sources say the officers were attacked on the Champs-Elysees and the person who fired on them has also been killed. Police say the officer who was killed was in a auto which had been stopped at a red light by the attacker.

Good squad but pressure on Lions, says All Blacks coach Hansen
He said the All Blacks were used to the psychological burden of playing as favourites but it would be a new experience for some of the Lions.

Mike Pence: WH Moving to 'Isolate' NKorea After Failed Test
Vice President Mike Pence on April 18 highlighted the two countries' differences in views on trade negotiations. North Korea did test a missile on Sunday, but by USA and South Korean accounts it failed "within seconds".

YHOO) delivers strong top line performance — Yahoo Inc.(NASDAQ
This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research . Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.86% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 3.24%.