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Mayor to meet Tembisa residents after violent protest

By: Given Motswiane

Chaos erupted as Tembisa residents took their frustrations to the streets this week in protest over increased electricity rates. The residents demanded to meet with City of Ekurhuleni mayor, Tania Campbell. Campbell promised to meet with residents.

violent protestors burning tires and vandalising buildings in Tembisa regarding the electricity tariffs in the community
Angry residents in Tembisa blocked roads with burning tires over high municipal rates. Picture : Given Motswiane

Residents barricade roads leading in and out of Tembisa Picture: Given Motswiane

Tembisa residents have left behind a trail of destruction, with several cars and buildings torched following this week's violence.


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