Gatvol Capetonians protest for better housing

Civic group Gatvol Capetonians barricaded major roads and intersections in the City from 5am to 11am to protest against housing shortages on Thursday.

The protest took place in Voortrekker Road, Kensington and in the Bo-Kaap.

John Maytham speaks to Eyewitness News reporter Kevin Brandt about what transpired this morning.

It is slightly calmer now. More SAPS officers landed here in a helicopter to come and assist the law enforcement to control the sporadically moving crowd.

Kevin Brandt, Reporter- Eyewitness News

They really had their hands full, there was a lot of youngsters pelting stones at police.

Kevin Brandt, Reporter- Eyewitness News

Listen to the full interview here:


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