April 7, 2017 / 10:44 AM / a year ago

Police clash with protesters in Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at some protesters in downtown Johannesburg, injuring a man and a woman, as thousands of people marched in South African cities to protest against President Jacob Zuma on Friday.

Supporters of the African National Congress (ANC) and South Africa's President Jacob Zuma argue with police in Johannesburg, South Africa April 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

The opposition Democratic Alliance party, which called for the marches, held a rally of more than 10,000 people in another part of Johannesburg which was calm.

Reporting by TJ Strydom and Marius Bosch; Writing by James Macharia

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