EXCLUSIVE PICS: Tutu joins nationwide anti-Zuma protests

2017-04-07 12:39

Cape Town - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah on Friday joined protesters outside the retirement home they are staying at in Hermanus, to add their support to nationwide anti-Zuma marches.

Thousands of residents around South Africa have embarked on protest marches, or have formed human chains along streets, to express their unhappiness with President Jacob Zuma and corruption.

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(Benny Gool, Supplied to News24)

Photographs taken on Friday morning showed Tutu and his wife standing under a bus shelter, along with other residents.

In one photograph, he is smiling and has his walking stick raised.

Another resident standing near them held up a page saying: "God save South Africa from greedy corrupt leaders."

Tutu, 85, has recently suffered health setbacks, and he was recently admitted to hospital for a recurring infection.

(Benny Gool, Supplied to News24)

(Benny Gool, Supplied to News24)

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