Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that a mass march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Wednesday has been authorised.
Mbalula held a briefing this afternoon, urging demonstrators to march peacefully and obey the law.
Thousands of people are expected to gather at church square in a call by opposition parties to have President Jacob Zuma removed.
Barry Bateman was there.
#SAPSmarches Police Minister Fikile Mbalula and Acting NatCom Khomotso Phahlane to give briefing on security matters for the march tomorrow.— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 11, 2017
#SAPSmarches Mbalula: we confirm authorisation was granted to the conveners (of the march planned for tomorrow). BB— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 11, 2017
#SAPSmarches Phahlane: we have no information of a counter march or action. BB— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 11, 2017