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#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...

City of Joburg urged to provide counselling and shelter to Alex...

The Alexandra Shut Down Movement verbally attacked Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba and accused him of being in favour of having illegal homes along the...

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...

Cogta: No deadline to #AlexShutdown service delivery issues

The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) ministry, which is heading the inter-ministerial committee looking into the service delivery issues into the township of Alexandra,...

Maimane: IEC to investigate ANC’s hand in #AlexShutdown

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane met with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)'s leadership over his complaint that the ruling African National Congress funded...

Mashaba reveals ‘dirt’ about #AlexShutDown leaders

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has accused two of the frontline organizers of ongoing protest action in the township of Alexandra of undermining him in...

SABC crew robbed: Sanef condemns attack on journalists

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalist Natasha Phiri and cameraman Sbu Mcedane have opened a case with the police after being accosted by unidentified...

Ramaphosa addresses service delivery and land reform on Twitter

President Cyril Ramaphosa engaged with Twitter users during a live session on Monday, a move the Democratic Alliance (DA) branded as an electioneering plan. There...

#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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