Valeska Abreu
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19 Feb 2016
10:01 am

VIDEO: ANC marches against racism

Valeska Abreu

Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday the march was not a protest, but the mobilisation of society against racism.

Union Buildings gearing up for the arrival of ANC supporters marching against racism. Picture: Valeska Abreu

The City of Tshwane has been painted yellow as hundreds of ANC supporters descend on the capital for a march against non-racialism. Tshwane Metro police have been deployed at every street corner from Burgess Park in the city centre to the Union Buildings.

Buses have lined the city’s streets at several intersections causing traffic delays.

Scores of ANC supporters dressed in regalia can be seen making their way from various points in the city towards Burgess Park and the Union Buildings. The march is expected to get underway shortly.

At Burgess Park, where the march will kick off from hundreds of supporters have already gathered and the numbers keep growing with the arrival of more busses and taxis.
Some are taking cover under tress from the blistering sun while others are signing struggle songs and dancing.

Several vendors have also set up points selling ANC regalia.