There have been numerous protests in the area over land and housing in the past.
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HERMANUS - Residents from Zwelihle informal settlement in Hermanus in the Western Cape are staging a shutdown on Friday.
They're unhappy with service delivery and housing.
There have been numerous protests in the area over land and housing in the past, many of which turned violent.