Unwavering support: The #ZumaMarch shuts down the streets of Durban

Unwavering support: The #ZumaMarch shuts down the streets of Durban

On Friday, 8 June, former president Jacob Zuma was set to return to court to face several corruption charges.

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However, before the trial kicked off, thousands of South Africans, including religious leaders and the South African army, roamed the streets of Durban to show their support for Msholozi.

Social media was flooded with videos of the march, and by the looks of it, the former head of state's supporters meant business.

"Procession moving towards the High Court. Religious leaders, @BLF_SouthAfrica and hundreds of political sympathisers march in support of #JacobZumaz", one tweet read.

The footage of the #ZumaMarch divided social media users, with a large number of tweeps expressing their disapproval over the support a 'corrupt' leader was getting, especially from the churches.

"Yho... I cant watch this... if there are ppl and pastors who think they can praise corruption like this? I can't..." @sebolawa2 commented.

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Friday was Zuma's second court appearance for the corruption charges he faces. And, the support he received was somewhat expected.

As Briefly.co.za reported earlier this week, Zuma's loyal friends and followers promised to pay for his trial.

Loyal followers and friends have stated that they will help pay Zuma's legal fees during this trial if it should happen that he can't afford it.

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