Residents threaten more protests

2011-03-02 12:55

Residents of Metsweding today threatened more protests against the “unconstitutional” merger of Metsweding with Tshwane.

They handed over a memorandum of grievances to Metsweding executive mayor Agnes Mlondobozi on Monday.

“We will be embarking on more and larger actions of protest.

The people give government seven days to respond,” the Metsweding Demarcation Forum said in a statement.

“Depending on the response from government, we will be embarking on more and larger actions of protest,” it said.

Gauteng has decided to have fewer than the existing 15 municipalities so it can render more services to communities.

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