Update | ‘Give us houses, or else ...,’ warn residents of Jika Joe informal settlement in Pietermaritzburg

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The army on the ground in Pietermaritzburg after a man was shot and injured during protests on Thursday.
The army on the ground in Pietermaritzburg after a man was shot and injured during protests on Thursday.
Moeketsi Mamane

Disgruntled residents from Jika Joe informal settlement have told Msunduzi Municipality officials to build houses, or they will force them to do so.

They voiced their displeasure towards the city during a heated meeting led by Msunduzi speaker, Eunice Majola, who was accompanied by officials from the City, which was held outside Brookside Mall, on Thursday.

The meeting comes after the community blocked a number of roads in the early hours of yesterday, demanding answers regarding their permanent housing.

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