Glen Marikana: Residents protest City of Ekurhuleni-led relocations

Residents of Glen Marikana have been in an uproar over the City of Ekurhuleni’s relocation plans and on Monday, protesters clashed with officials from the Department of Human Settlements.

Watch: City of Ekurhuleni moves with relocation of Glen Marikana residents

As reported by Kempton Express, the relocation of Glen Marikana residents was marred by protest action from a faction of disgruntled members of the informal settlement who are against the move.

The City of Ekurhuleni’s mayoral committee member (MMC) for human settlements Lesiba Mpya, was on the ground in a bid to halt the protests and negotiate with the disgruntled faction of the community.

Traffic updates: Motorists warned to avoid Dann Road

While public order police have been dispersed to monitor the protest action, motorists have been warned to avoid travelling on Dann Road.

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