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Diepsloot calm after Thursday’s protest

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Diepsloot protest

Police are monitoring Diepsloot Friday after residents took to the streets on Thursday. The residents built barricades on the main road leading into the area and threw bottles and rocks at cars.

They allege two community members and a police officer have been killed in the area by foreign nationals.

Diepsloot protest

Police are still on high alert on Friday, monitoring the area for unrest and traffic has been moving slowly through the rubble littering the streets.

In other news – More help for Senzo Meyiwa’s daughter Namhla

Organization such as the South African National Civics Organisation and Red Farms have come forward to help Senzo Meyiwa’s daughter.

Senzo Meyiwa's daughter Namhla

On Wednesday, Sanco contributed R1 500 to pay for Namhla’s stationery. This comes after former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo promised to take care of Namhla. Read more

Source: eNCA