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2 Jul 2017, Hout Bay: Imizamo Yethu residents continued their violent protests in Hout Bay, barricading the busy Victoria road for a second day.
On Saturday, residents burnt tyres, rubble and other debris in a protest over the lack of housing and service delivery to the informal settlement in Hout Bay.
The protests continued on Sunday. The road had to be closed to traffic again and all bus services were also affected.
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The residents broke down many of the zinc temporary structures erected by the City of Cape Town following a devastating fire in the area.
The City and residents are at loggerheads over some residents’ refusal to vacate a piece of land where the City is due to start building homes for the now-displaced residents.