South Africa News

Lawley residents protest over evictions and demolition of homes

Protesting residents of the Kokotela informal settlement in Lawley extension two, in the south of Johannesburg, have blocked off key roads (Walter road and the R558) in the area.

They are protesting over the City’s decision to evict them from the area.

About 80 shacks have been demolished by the notorious red ants on Thursday.

Approximately 200 protesters are chanting and singing freedom songs – in clear violation of several lockdown rules.

Members of saps and metro police are closely monitoring the situation.

Meanwhile, Gauteng MEC for cooperative governance and traditional affairs Lebogang Maile and Joburg mayor Geoff Makhubo are expected to address the affected residents on Sunday.

In other news – Bonang Matheba finds herself a Husband on Twitter

Social media is one place where you will not have to take everything done and said on the platforms to heart otherwise you might be offended, instead, ride along.

Bonang Matheba

Media Personality Bonang Matheba, left her fans rolling on the floor with laughs when she unleashed her goofy side on Twitter. The presenter who has learned the hard way to deal with trolls has captured the hearts of many with her spicy and hilarious replies to those who try to drag her. continue reading

Source: EWN

Back to top button