Service delivery protests intensify in parts of Cape Town

eNCA's Ronald Masinda reports from Cape Town. Courtesy of #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - Service delivery protests continued in many townships in the Western Cape on Thursday.  

At least four police officers and several residents have been injured in clashes this week.  

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Protesters are demanding adequate sanitation and water.  

Community members from the informal settlement say they can no longer live under these inhumane conditions.       

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The City of Cape Town says it can’t fulfil promises to provide housing for everyone in need as it doesn't have enough funding.                    

Human Settlements MMC Malusi Booi said: "Protests are expected to continue until Friday. And it seems those behind these protests are undeterred by the enormous damage to property unless their demands are met."

Source
eNCA

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