Currently, there’s unrest in South Africa’s capital Johannesburg as fans of former president Jacob Zuma have staged a protest calling for the release of the jailed once upon a time head of state.

In a couple of videos that have surfaced on the net, buildings can be seen set ablaze whiles several shops have also been looted with major blocked as protestors are chanting for the release of Jacob Zuma from prison

Jacob Zuma, 79, handed himself to police on Wednesday, July 7, to begin a 15-month prison sentence for contempt of court.

Protests calling for his release started on Friday, July 9, in KwaZulu-Natal, the home of Jacob Zuma. 

The protests then spread to Gauteng province, which includes Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city.

Police officers have been deployed to the areas of the demonstration to restore peace.

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