Community members from Alexandra Township have blockaded entrances of the township and are currently burning tyres, demanding service delivery.
They community wants the City of Johannesburg to listen to their demands and to develop the area. There is currently a heavy police contingent monitoring the situation.
The residents say the City has failed to control the mushrooming of shacks and illegal structures in the community.
They say although they have complained to authorities, nothing has been done.
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Alexandra residents call for Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba to intervene. Watch the full story here: https://t.co/IFjIIZJ6QH #AlexTotalShutdown #Alexandra #AlexShutDown #SABCNews pic.twitter.com/SKJS56wUBT
— SABC News Online (@SABCNewsOnline) April 3, 2019