'I grew up on Cape Flats, shutdowns don't work,' caller tells Refilwe

CapeTalk callers phoned in with comments and opinions on Thursday's planned shutdown by the Gatvol Capetonian Movement.

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In a statement, Fadiel Adams from the Gatvol Capetonian movement has said the shutdown is a peaceful process.

A caller described how he now lives in Plattekloof and service delivery complaints are attended to on the same day but his experience on the Cape Flats is that these are not attended to in the same way.

A voice note from another caller says these actions do not work.

Total shutdown? What happened to the ballot box?

Willie, CapeTalk listener WhatsApp voicenote

I grew up on the Cape Flats, I know what it is like and these shutdowns don't work. It just frustrates people.

CapeTalk listener

Another caller said he understands the sentiment as his ancestors were forced out of areas in Woodstock, but suggested protesters rather occupy the land earmarked for housing developments rather than blocking roads.

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