Protesters demand resignation of South African president Jacob Zuma

Protesters demand resignation of South African president Jacob Zuma

<p>Thousands of South Africans took to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jacob Zuma.</p> <p>Zuma is enmeshed in scandals that critics say are undermining the country’s democracy.</p> <p>The protests in the administrative capital of Pretoria came as a court ordered the release of a state watchdog report about allegations that a business family linked to Zuma sought to influence some cabinet post selections to benefit its own business interests.</p>

<p>Thousands of South Africans took to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jacob Zuma.</p> <p>Zuma is enmeshed in scandals that critics say are undermining the country’s democracy.</p> <p>The protests in the administrative capital of Pretoria came as a court ordered the release of a state watchdog report about allegations that a business family linked to Zuma sought to influence some cabinet post selections to benefit its own business interests.</p>