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#AlexShutdown: Residents open case against mayor Herman Mashaba

Residents involved in the Alexandra Total Shutdown Movement have opened a case against Herman Mashaba for violating a court order in connection with demolished...

#AlexShutdown: Protesters take grievances to Sandton

https://youtu.be/YG4tUs8H8ys Police started deploying members to different points around the Alexandra township from as early as 3am in anticipation for today’s #AlexShutdown and they prepared...

I authorised the Alex demolitions – Joburg City Manager

Just last week, Alexandra township residents who had built their homes illegally close to the Gautrain lines received the shock of their lives when...

Human Settlements minister demands answers after demolished houses in Alexandra

Minister of Human Settlement, Lindiwe Sisulu has put pressure on the City of Johannesburg to identify who authorised the demolishing of houses in Alexandra...

Malema lays down the gauntlet on future coalitions

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says there are several conditions that need to be met should any party think of entering into...

Cyril Ramaphosa promises major upgrades in Alex

Ahead of the elections, Cyril Ramaphosa visited the protest-hit township and promised to address their issues and make major upgrades. The National African Congress president...

#AlexTotalShutdown to resume on Thursday afternoon

https://youtu.be/-aN1Z9ZS0NY The strike in Alexandra, Johannesburg township, has been temporarily suspended. The organisers of #AlexTotalShutdown said they did not want to risk the residents' lives. The...

‘Total shutdown’ protest in Alexandra

The morning in Alexandra started early today: at 4am the township shut all exits and entrances with barricades made of stones and burning tyres....

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