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Protesters demand to speak to Ramaphosa at Cape Town train station

9 April 2019 4:45 PM
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Eyewitness News reporter Kaylan Palm gives an update on the Prasa event in Cape Town.

Protesters blocked President Cyril Ramaphosa's motorcade in Cape Town train station precinct on Tuesday.

The demonstrators from lobby group Unite Behind have been demanding to speak to Ramaphosa regarding the state of the rail service.

There was a protest outside the station, they were demanding to speak to the president. They practically bared him from coming out of the station.

Kaylan Palm, Reporter - Eyewitness News

They stood in front of the gate at first. President Ramaphosa exited on the back entrance of the station.

Kaylan Palm, Reporter - Eyewitness News

Prasa has unveiled the new models that form part of its modernisation programme.

President Ramaphosa took a ride on the new trains from Cape Town to Mowbray.

Listen to the full interview below...


This article first appeared on 702 : Protesters demand to speak to Ramaphosa at Cape Town train station


9 April 2019 4:45 PM
Tags:
PRASA
Ramaphosa
New Prasa trains
Prasa fleet of trains
Prasa board

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