Ga-Rankuwa residents protest over ‘exorbitant’ services fees

2016-05-10 13:25
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Ga-Rankuwa protest

Residents of Spoorview, Ga-Rankuwa, have staged a protest against the cost of municipal services. See the pictures here.

Pretoria - Residents of Spoorview, in Ga-Rankuwa, were on Tuesday protesting against exorbitant fees for municipal services.

They blocked roads in the area, with its large bonded houses, with burning tyres, rocks, and rubble. Police were keeping an eye on the situation.

Ruddy Maseko, secretary of the United Ga-Rankuwa Spoorview Community, said their biggest problem was the exorbitant fees they were paying for water and electricity.

"Our community is said not to be on the map. We have been paying services for over 20 years, but today they say we are not on the map. They must return our money since we are not recognised," he claimed.

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