Authorities will be monitoring protest action by Alexandra residents who, despite the threat of heavy rains, plan to march to Sandton where demonstrations are expected to bring Africa's "Richest Square Mile" to a standstill.
Rain Might Thwart Alex Protests, but JMPD Remains Ready
News24Wire, 8 April 2019
It remains unclear whether protests planned by residents of Alexandra would go ahead on Monday morning as heave rains continue to pour down in Johannesburg. Read more »
Alexandra Residents Consider Taking Protests to Sandton to Get Mayor's Attention
News24Wire, 5 April 2019
Residents of Alexandra have vowed to set tyres and rubble alight in Sandton and other neighbouring suburbs if City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba doesn't meet them soon. Read more »
Alexandra Protest Temporarily Called Off
GroundUp, 4 April 2019
Following the shut down of Alexandra in Johannesburg on Wednesday, residents of the township intended to go to the the City of Johannesburg's Sandton offices to express their… Read more »
'I Will Be There. I Wonder If You Will Be' - Mashaba Challenges Ramaphosa to Accompany Him to Alex
News24Wire, 4 April 2019
Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has extended a challenge to President Cyril Ramaphosa, following the president's call for him to address angry Alexandra residents. Read more »
Protests - Alexandra Under Total Shutdown
News24Wire, 3 April 2019
One of the South Africa's oldest townships, Alexandra near Sandton, Johannesburg, was shut down completely following protests on Wednesday morning. Read more »
JPMD to Deploy Officers to Monitor #AlexTotalShutdown
News24Wire, 2 April 2019
While the threat of a total shutdown looms for Ward 105 of Alexandra on Wednesday, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) says it has not received a formal application for… Read more »
Service delivery protests in Alexandra.
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