Journalists intimidated and chased away by Hammanskraal residents

A group of men have threatened a journalist. They say a number of residents have been arrested as a result of her reports, which they believe to be untrue.

EWN reporter, Vumani Mkhize, says a journalist told him that she felt very threatened by aggression displayed towards her by some men in the Hammanskraal area.

The situation in Hammanskraal remains tense, following protests which left two people dead and several injured on Monday.

Residents in the area are resisting evictions planned by the City of Tshwane.

They tore her notebook and told her to get out of the township. And many other journalists who witnessed that scene also evacuated the area.

Vumani Mkhize, EWN reporter

And you will remember yesterday Xolani, a journalist from Power FM had a gun pointed at him for doing his job.

Vumani Mkhize, EWN reporter

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