Community unrest delays voting in Naledi

Tensions are high in Naledi, Soweto on Wednesday. The community says they won't allow by-election voting to happen as they haven't had electricity for months. eNCA's Heidi Giokos reports from Soweto. Courtesy of #DStv403

 

JOHANNESBURG - Police are monitoring the situation in Naledi, Soweto after municipal election voting was delayed due to unrest in the area.

Community members threatened to prevent voting from taking place as an act of protest against service delivery interruptions.

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Protesting residents said they have not had electricity for almost six months.

Police broke off two locks obstructing the entrance to the voting venue and urged protesters to allow voting to commence.

Source
eNCA

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