2 May 2018, Cape Town: Soweto Action Committee are set to shut down Soweto today.
Freedom Park, Lehae and Orange Farm have already confirmed the shut down in protest of the planned Pre-Paid Electricity rollout. Please avoid the route by all means possible, use alternative directions to avoid delays.
Reports of affected road received:
Multiple reports indicate that some roads exiting Soweto are closed due to a service delivery. Roads affected includes Chris Hani, the R558, N12 and possibly the N1.
Corner of Nirvana & Golden Highway as well as the corner of R553 and R554 is blocked. The N1 Exit by Eldorado Park is also blocked by protesters.
The Eikenhof road has been closed as well. Last night the Golden Highway was blocked due to protest at Zakariya park.
N12 Freeway completely barricaded with stones n burning tyres (Pedestrian bridge going towards Golden highway).
IN CAPE TOWN
Reports received of a Protest action underway in Mitchell’s Plain. The following roads are closed:
Jakes Gerwel Drive between Highlands Drive and the R300