The Alexandra Shutdown Committee says there will be a complete shutdown of the township on Wednesday. This follows Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba’s promise to rebuild illegal structures which were demolished in the township, north of Johannesburg.
The Alexandra Total Shutdown Movement has expressed disappointment over the City of Johannesburg’s decision to rebuild the 80 houses demolished in Alexandra.
The Alexandra Total Shutdown movement is planning to have a public meeting on Thursday to discuss the demolition of illegal structures in the township north of Johannesburg.
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).
The Alexandra Shutdown movement will on Tuesday convene to plan for another shutdown of the area expected to take place sometime this week.
The situation is tense in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, as residents march towards Sandton. Police are monitoring the situation closely.
Alexandra residents have vowed to oppose the rebuilding of structures which were demolished last Friday in the township, north of Johannesburg.