Protesters block roads around Eldorado Park

2017-05-08 07:40

Johannesburg – Protest action was sparked in the early hours of Monday morning by Eldorado Park residents, who have blockaded roads around the area, heavily affecting traffic.

- Are you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and photos.

The N12, Golden Highway, N1 and Union Road and other roads leading out of Eldorado Park have been reported as blocked.

The protest is believed to be linked to the allocation of RDP houses in the area.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and make use of alternative routes.

The protest is ongoing.

Read more on:    johannesburg  |  protests  |  housing  |  service delivery  |  traffic

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

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.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.