The unrest in Atteridgeville continues unabated as residents protest against the selection of Thoko Didiza as the ANC mayoral candidate for Tshwane in the upcoming municipal elections.
Reporting from the Kalafong area in Atteridgeville, EWN's Clement Manyathela says protesters will not stop until outgoing mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa is made the candidate.
They're saying until the ANC reverses that decision, the violence will continue.— Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter
He describes how a truck and a bus has gone up in flames before him.
According to Manyathela, police are trying to quell the violence and looting of shops as police presence increases and reporters maintain a safe distance from the chaotic scenes.
Meanwhile, Tshwane ANC's deputy chairman Mapiti Matsena has denied that ANC members are involved in the unrest.
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Tshwane unrest rages on as protesters loot shops, torch buses and trucks and block roads.
Chaos broke out following the ANC's decision to nominate Thoko Didiza as its mayoral candidate for Tshwane.