Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has arrived in Kimberley to urgently intervene in the impasse between the community and Sol Plaatje Municipality.
Residents of Galeshewe Township in Kimberley say they are ready to continue with the shutdown of Kimberley as long as necessary.
Ousted Sol Plaatje mayor, Mangaliso Matika, refuses to vacate his office.
Community leaders in Kimberley have decided that a march calling for the resignation of Sol Plaatjie mayor Mangaliso Matika will continue on Thursday.
The education department released a statement advising parents, pupils and teachers to use their discretion and assess whether it’s safe to go to school.