Media: Fears of more service delivery protests

1 08 2009

1 August 2009, 14:43
By VUYO MABANDLA – Cape Times

Protests could continue next week if the city authorities do not respond to a list of demands from a Khayelitsha community.

Simmering tensions in Khayelitsha’s informal settlements were diffused two weeks after people marched to Mayor Dan Plato’s office to hand over a list of demands for services.

The protesters laid down a two-week deadline but by yesterday Plato had not responded. If he misses Monday’s deadline residents from parts of Khayelitsha and Macassar Village nearby say they will take to the streets. Read the rest of this entry »

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