Protests in the news this week

Mabopane - Nine people arrested for public violence after a protest calling for better sanitation, clean water, RDP houses and better roads in Block EW Zandspruit informal settlement - A section of Beyers Naude is closed during protests against the demolition and removal of shacks Meadowlands Hostel, Soweto - A man is shot dead and foreign shops looted during a protest against poor sanitation and bad roads Cullinan - After a 10-year-old boy, allegedly beaten by a Pakistani shop owner, dies, residents take to the streets and chase both foreign shop owners and police officers out of the area


Koster - Burning barricades are erected in the streets as people insist that the mayor and local councillors hired friends and family, and turned RDP houses into taverns. The allegations are denied

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