Security is tight around polling stations across the country. In Gauteng, which has seen numerous service delivery protests and threats of election boycotts in the run up to Wednesday’s polls, police have been put on high alert for any eventuality.
Alexandra residents recently shut down the township over service delivery backlogs; now the graves and tombstones in the area are disappearing and when families visit, they’re subjected to an unbearable stench.
Gauteng police say they are ready for any eventuality during elections including possible security breaches.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has called on the Gauteng government to account for missing millions that were supposed to be used for the Alexandra Renewal Project.
Johannesburg City Manager Ndivhoniswani Lukhwareni says he doesn’t think it is barbaric to expect eleven families to use one chemical toilet.