AfriForum’s Boksburg neighbourhood watch yield results

AfriForum’s neighbourhood watches together with the local SAPS carried out a special operation. This operation included roadblocks throughout the town. The roadblock that was specifically held at Atlas Road bore fruit because two unlicensed firearms, ammunition for various firearms and dagga were confiscated. “It is huge successes like these that protect communities and strengthen the relationships between safety structures in communities,” says Dewet Ungerer, AfriForum’s District Coordinator for the East Rand. Ungerer adds that AfriForum is grateful to work together with the SAPS and other security companies to protect the…

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Chief whip calls for peace

The Chief Whip of Cllr Jongizizwe Dlabathi held an urgent public meeting at Ndaba Tree in KwaThema on the 15th of July 2021 (Thursday). This came after various areas were looted during the cause of the week, especially in KZN and Gauteng. The meeting was attended by different stakeholders but not limited to faith-based leaders, EMPDS, CPF, Committees, ward councillors and so forth. Dlabathi mentioned how the disruption has affected the township economy, public infrastructure and increased unemployment. The matter extends further as most households cannot access basic necessities such…

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Residents keen to fast-track rehabilitation of Chris Hani Crossing

“I can’t take it anymore, I had to travel to Sunward Park to buy bread,” said one of the helpers at Chris Hani Crossing. The Kathorus residents joined forces with the employees of Chris Hani Crossing to fast-track the cleaning process of the shopping hub. During the course, citizens of the Kathorus area who were helping out in the shopping spot seized the opportunity to express themselves, alluding that they are already feeling the repercussions of the anarchy. “We are struggling in terms of purchasing items, and old people are…

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