Residents protest in Soweto over jobs

eNCA's Manqoba Mchunu reports. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Tensions continue to simmer in Lufhereng in Soweto on Thursday.

Protesters have blocked roads, demanding they be given jobs in community development projects.

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Earlier in the day, police fired tear gas to disperse the crowds.

Community leaders say they have sent a communication to the Johannesburg mayor's office and expect to meet with a delegate on Friday.


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