The African National Congress (ANC) in the City of Joburg says it is yet to prove whether its members are involved in inciting service delivery protests.
Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, claims his DA-led administration is being sabotaged.
The South African Federation of Trade Union (SAFTU) says it is fully behind the Alexandra protests and has called on residents in other townships across the country to join the demonstrations.
Residents of Alexandra Township, north of Johannesburg, have vowed to intensify their protests. The protests followed Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba’s promise to rebuild the illegal structures which were demolished in May.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit Alexandra north of Johannesburg on Thursday following protests in the area over the mushrooming of illegal dwellings and service delivery challenges.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng says it has evidence that the leaders of the Alex Total Shutdown movement are affiliated to the African National Congress (ANC).
Police have been deployed to Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, ahead of a planned march to Johannesburg’s commercial hub – Sandton on Monday morning.
Democratic Alliance (DA) Gauteng Premier Candidate Solly Msimanga has laid criminal charges against the African National Congress (ANC) for allegedly inciting violence in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg.
Tension is brewing after police prevented hundreds of Alexandra residents from marching towards the N3 highway, north of Johannesburg. Businesses have been closed and learners have not been able to go to school.
Retail giant Target shuttered stores across the U.S. as retailers already reeling from closures due to the coronavirus pandemic shut stores amid protests that included looting in many U.S. cities on Sunday.