Cape Town's N2 reopened following violent protests

2018-05-04 15:41
Protesters on the N2 in Cape Town. (Kenny Africa)

Protesters on the N2 in Cape Town. (Kenny Africa)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

The N2 in Cape Town has been reopened following violent protests which led to its closure on Friday.

Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said protesters threw stones at vehicles and blocked the road, shortly after 12:00.

"We have since cleared up the road, everything is back to normal," Africa added. 

The protests were focused on the area between Macassar and Khayelitsha about 50km south east of the Cape Town CBD, however Africa said it was unclear what residents were protesting about.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    cape town  |  protests

Inside News24


Matric Results are coming soon!

Notify me when results become available

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.