ACCORDING to Collen Maine, the problems lies within the A“President Jacob Zuma is surrounded by snakes.”

Maine, who is the ANC Youth League leader, said the ANC must correct the wrongs within the party.


Maine was addressing thousands of people at the Hands Off President Jacob Zuma march at the Durban City Hall on Saturday.

The march was organised by the ANC eThekwini region to defend Zuma against “counter-revolutionaries”.

zumaMaine said: “We will not allow anyone to bring the president down. Comrades from Umkhonto weSizwe, bring your guns. Now is the time to defend the revolution. There is only one president of the ANC and the country, and that president is Jacob Zuma.” He said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan must behave like everybody else.If Zuma can go to court, why can’t Gordhan?” asked Maine.

ANC eThekwini region chairwoman and mayor, Zandile Gumede, said they have had enough of the insults and attacks on President Zuma.The march was attended by ANC members in eThekwini.

A memorandum of grievances was handed over to Police Minister Nathi Nhleko.The massive march was attended by ANC supporters in their full regalia.

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