WATCH: Standing ovation as Motlanthe echoes Kathrada's wishes for Zuma to 'step down'

Former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe gave a rousing speech at the funeral service of ANC stalwart and Rivonia Trialist Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday, echoing and quoting parts of Kathrada's 2016 letter to the president - asking Jacob Zuma to step down.

Motlanthe received a standing ovation. Watch. 

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