School torched near Vuwani

A school has been torched in the town of Tshitale just outside Vuwani. EWN Reporter Pelane Phakgadi speaks to Redi Tlhabi about the latest developments in the area plagued by demarcation protests once again.

Today charges of public violence against 48 of 54 protesters arrested were dropped.

It seems like it has become the norm in the area if you are dissatisfied with certain aspects and people, you turn to violence and burning of public property.

Pelane Phakgadi, EWN reporter

He says the people in Tshitale have been promised roads for a very long time but they have not yet materialised. He says a number of schools, a post office and department of water affairs office was also damaged during protests.

Listen to the interview below:


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