Tensions remain high in Ottosdal in North West following violent service delivery protests during which municipal offices and a library were torched.
Protesting residents in Ottosdal and the greater Tswaing Local Municipal area torched a community library, municipal offices and two trucks, which led to police being dispatched.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has given the assurance that its current rift with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Tshwane will not hamper service delivery in the region.
The African National Congress’ (ANC) Dullah Omar region in the Western Cape is expected to meet with the community leaders of the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi on Sunday to discuss the ongoing service delivery issues in the area.
Placing municipalities under administration is not having the desired effect in the North West. The provincial government placed seven more municipalities under administration.