Thousands of workers had started gathering outside Cosatu House in Braamfontein at noon on Wednesday ahead of a march against state capture and corruption. Dressed mostly in red T-shirts‚ the workers sang struggle songs calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down. Cosatu has been calling for Zuma to step down after the last Cabinet reshuffle, in which former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas were fired. The march is supported by the ANC in Gauteng. Protesters will march through Braamfontein, parts of the Johannesburg CBD and will gather at Beyers Naude Square. In the growing crowd are also general workers from different sectors marching for better jobs. One of them‚ Sbongile Lukhele‚ a worker at Pick n Pay‚ explained the reason for joining the march. "I’m marching against corruption in our country. It is costing us jobs and the economy is not growing. I’m also marching against my employers. Pick n Pay is retrenching workers while opening new...

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