N4 Protests

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N4 Protests

Post by Richprins » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:53 am

Protests raging in Waterval Boven and on N4
Motorists are warned to make use of alternative routes.
15 hours ago
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WATERVAL BOVEN – This morning protests in the area started when community members closed the N4 near town.

According to police spokesman Col Mtsholi Bhembe, the police drove the protesters back into the Waterval Boven township.

He said after the police engaged with the community, they went back to close the N4 this afternoon where they were throwing rocks at cars.

“They are now playing a cat and mouse game with the police,” Bhembe said.

According to him, the community started their uprising this weekend after a community member was allegedly assaulted.

He said the community alleges that it is the fault of one of the local councillors.


“They are saying he has a group that goes around beating up people and that they want him to resign and be arrested,” Bhembe said.

This he classified as intergroup conflict calling for all role players, like Cogta, to come to the table and solve this ongoing conflict.

“Even though the N4 is now open, motorists are advised to uses alternative roads as the situation is still very tense,” Bhembe said.

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Re: N4 Protests

Post by Dzombo » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:56 am

If one has a grievance the civilized way to deal with it is called "due process" @#$

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Post by Alf » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:06 am

Beyers Naude drive at Zandspruit here in Johannesburg is also closed due to protest action. Took me 2 hours yesterday to drive around it to get home O/ O/
Next trip to the bush??

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Re: N4 Protests

Post by Flutterby » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:00 am

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Re: N4 Protests

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:39 am

I just read it O/
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Re: N4 Protests

Post by Alf » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:23 pm

I saw now that they are protesting because two children got electrocuted over the past weekend due to illegal power cables lying all over the place. It's their own people doing that 0*\

The number of illegal power cables running over the road increased dramatically over the last few weeks. Some lamp poles look like they will fall over soon as these guys attached all these cables to the lamp poles crossing the road.
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Re: N4 Protests

Post by Richprins » Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:52 am

N4 toll road open again after protest action
The N4 toll route was closed due to protest action earlier today, but has now reopened. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution.
23 hours ago

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Traffic has returned to normal after the N4 toll road area at the Sudwala turn-off leading to Schoemanskloof was closed earlier today. It was blocked by a truck, reportedly by employees of Joubert & Seuns. Motorists are however still advised to proceed with caution when approaching Sudwala Caves turn off.

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Re: N4 Protests

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:27 am

No less than the N4 0*\
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