Reiger Park Coloured community feels let down by Government

Residents in Reiger Park say the government has turned a blind eye to their needs, especially housing while neighbouring communities are showing improvement.

They also say it is unacceptable that houses are given to non-South Africans, people aligned to the ANC and those from as far off as Kwa-Zulu Natal.

The community marched to the municipal offices demanding answers from officials.

Residents say they are fed up.

Mia Lindeque, EWN Reporter

Protesters vow to continue with their protest action until government listens to them.

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