Thembisa protest | Residents want mayor to act

Thembisa residents have vowed to continue with their shutdown if Ekurhuleni Mayor, Tania Campbell, doesn't address their demands. Residents say they've been waiting for an answer to their electricity woes and high utility tariffs since April. Today, violent protests erupted with residents standing off with the police all day. Our reporter, Pule Letshwiti-Jones, filed this report. #DStv403

THEMBISA - Thembisa residents have vowed to continue with their shutdown if Ekurhuleni mayor Tania Campbell doesn't address their demands.

Residents say they've been waiting for an answer to their electricity woes and high utility tariffs since April.

READ: Rubber bullets fly at Thembisa rates, power protest 

Violent protests erupted on Wednesday, with residents standing off with the police all day.

Frustrated residents say they've been submitting memorandums and trying to speak to their local councillors.

* eNCA's Pule Letshwiti-Jones reports. 

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