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Taxi & truck protest shuts roads on KZN South Coast

Motorists are to drive with caution as a taxi and truck protest has shut the following roads on the South Coast this morning (May 23):

  • The main Harding Road at Marburg KFC and at Shell robots.
  • Murchison and Merlewood robots at Mkholombe have been blocked off.
  • Ugu robots in Marburg has also been closed due to protest action.
  • Further the P200 at Ghamalakhe is closed off.
  • The Oribi Plaza toll road offramp blocked.
  • Main Port Shepstone intersection.

According to the Lazer 911 this is due to taxi protests against RTI Provincial for enforcing the law.

@southcoastherald JUST IN: N2 at Marburg is closed. Protest happening in the facility of KFC robots on the N2 from Marburg to Kokstad. All vehicles turning around. *Info: Traffic groups | South Coast Herald #protest #roadclosed #marburg ♬ original sound – southcoastherald

“Security personnel with Saps and Law enforcement are keeping an eye that the local communities do not take advantage of this situation,” said the security company.

Please note this is an evolving story, more to follow…

In other news – Connie Ferguson’s sweetest message to her father on his 88th birthday

Popular South African-based Motswana actress, filmmaker, producer, and businesswoman, Connie Ferguson celebrates her father who turns 88 years old today. The actress shared a lovely snap of herself and her old man on Instagram.

Connie Ferguson's sweetest message to her father on his 88th birthday

Connie captioned the post with sweet words to the birthday celebrant. “To THE CORE, my STERRING for life, my twin, my Pops, I love you so so much! And I’m so lucky and blessed to still have you!” Read More