Another protest: KZN town continues four-year long fight for water

kzn pomeroy protest 1 - Another protest: KZN town continues four-year long fight for waterNorthern KwaZulu-Natal group of Pomeroy has been submitting memorandums and embarking on protests for 4 years as their yearn for water is unheard.

Right this moment, the battle for the essential amenity nonetheless continues.

They introduced their plights and anger by burning tyres and blockading components of the R33 with stones in the course of the protest.

kzn pomeroy protest - Another protest: KZN town continues four-year long fight for water

In keeping with a  Pomeroy resident, Andrew Jhilmeet, stated the group was uninterested in elevating the identical subject with nothing accomplished.

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“For the previous 4 years we have now been submitting memorandums and protesting over the identical subject, however we nonetheless don’t have water.”

“The native (Msinga) and district (Umzimyathi) municipalities should account. The mayor should even be held accountable and demand that the co-operative governance & conventional affairs (Cogta) MEC comes to deal with us on the way in which ahead.”

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Police spokesperson, Capt Nqobile Gwala confirmed that greater than 200 group members took to the streets on Tuesday.

“At 6am, about 200 group members blockaded the R33 in Pomeroy with burning tyres, bushes and stones. The street continues to be closed and police are on the scene.”

“No incidents  have been reported. Motorists are suggested to make use of different routes,” Gwala stated.

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