South Africa: Protests erupt after President Zuma sacks ministers

The sacking of South Africa’s Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, has divided the ruling ANC party and the South African public. Protesters took to the streets in the capital Pretoria after President Jacob Zuma’s overhaul of his Cabinet.

    The sacking of South Africa’s Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, has divided the ruling ANC party and the South African public.

    Protesters took to the streets in the capital Pretoria after President Jacob Zuma’s overhaul of his Cabinet.

    Zuma called the sackings a "radical socio-economic transformation".

    Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Pretoria.


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