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Protesters prepare to march to Union Building over service delivery grievances

29 April 2019 2:17 PM
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Tshwane residents want houses, water and sewage cleared in their townships.

This story has been updated.

Despite the low turnout, residents of Tshwane are picketing at the Union Buildings to hand over a memorandum of demands to the president. Eyewitness News reporter Edwin Ntshidi says the protester's primary concern is the city's billing system.

Speaking to Clement Manyathela on the Xolani Gwala show, Ntshidi says the residents say they have handed a memorandum to the local government three times without reply.

They say there is a lot of criminal activity in the city centre and the police should step in.

Edwin Ntshidi, reporter - Eyewitness News

They are also saying they are tired of foreign nationals who are building stalls in the city and doing business.

Edwin Ntshidi, reporter - Eyewitness News

Ntshidi says they also want houses, water and sewage cleared in their townships.

Speaking to Joanne Joseph on the Afternoon drive, Ntshidi says the protesters are demanding for someone senior to receive the memorandum at the Union Buildings.

They are saying they want Ramaphosa or David Mabuza to accept the memorandum.

Edwin Ntshidi, reporter - Eyewitness News

Listen to how the police have reacted to the protest...


This article first appeared on 702 : Protesters prepare to march to Union Building over service delivery grievances


29 April 2019 2:17 PM
Tags:
Water
Pretoria
Service delivery
Houses
pretoria march
sewage

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