Opposition parties have expressed their call to have President Jacob Zuma removed from his position.
The mass march to the Union Buildings was the second demonstration in less than a week.
Eyewitness News reporter Barry Bateman was there.
Bateman says the common criticism against Zuma was the role he played in the country's downgrade to junk status, as well as his relationship with Gupta family.
Making it quite clear that what is happening to our country right now will affect everybody and will affect the poorest of the poor more than people who have means.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
The issue of unity, making it clear that the reason they are standing together is because the state is under threat.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
A unified message that President Jacob Zuma is the problem and as long as he remains in the Presidency, South Africa will continue to experience these problems.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
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