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Gauteng’s provincial commissioner, Lesetja Mothiba, said this week that more than 500 service-delivery protests had been reported in the province alone over the past three months. About a quarter of these turned violent, Mothiba said. This week, protests in Gauteng and North West exploded, leaving one man dead Bronkhorstspruit
Electricity is at the centre of these protests, as residents insist they want better service and lower bills from the City of Tshwane. Seven buildings among them a clinic, library and a private home - have been burned in the ongoing violence
Foreign-owned shops have been looted as residents protest against water disruptions and demand better municipal services
Residents gathered around local voterregistration stations as part of a protest against the elections. They claimed one person had been shot dead by police, but ofﬁcers denied this
Residents have marched to the municipal ofﬁces to demand better services Residents want their local councillor ﬁred and their roads ﬁxed
Residents are protesting for basic services and particularly housing. One man, Lerata Tladi, was shot dead. No one has been arrested for the shooting