Parliament will take centre stage this week, as the eyes of South Africans will be fixed on the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma taking place on Tuesday. Opposition political parties and civil society are expected to hold rolling mass action in the build-up to Tuesday’s debate. The #UniteBehindCoalition is set to lead a march to Parliament on Monday. The turnout is expected to be 10,000 strong and will be addressed by Mcebisi Jonas. Opposition parties expect to hold another 10,000-strong demonstration and march on the day of the motion. Civil society group FutureSA will also hold a march. The ANC’s Dullah Omar region is due to march from Cape Town’s Grand Parade on Tuesday morning in support of Zuma. The region’s announcement that it would demonstrate in support of Zuma has brought a fresh set of tensions, as Omar’s family has written to the national executive committee, asking that his name be removed from that march. Opposition parties have consistently called ...

Subscribe now to unlock this article.

Support BusinessLIVE’s award-winning journalism for R129 per month (digital access only).

There’s never been a more important time to support independent journalism in SA. Our subscription packages now offer an ad-free experience for readers.

Cancel anytime.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.