Mining community to take to the streets

2017-07-07 06:27


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Pretoria – The Greater Local Mining Communities Business Forum will embark on a peaceful protest from 08:00 on Friday, authorities have warned.

They will gather at the Old Putco Depot and move to the Union Buildings and are expected to disperse by 14:00.

Metro police officers will be deployed to monitor the march and affected streets.

"Motorists are advised to avoid the affected streets and use alternative routes," Tshwane Metro Police spokesperson Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba said.

The group will move from Old Putco Depot into Struben Street proceeding straight and passing the intersections including: Kgosi Mampuru, Johannes Ramokgoase, Bosman, Paul Kruger, Thabo Sehume, Lilian Ngoyi, Sisulu, Du Toit.

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