Vuwani residents threaten another shutdown

Residents in Vuwani have decided on a shutdown next Monday, if government fails to deal with their demarcation concerns.

Protests erupted in 2016 and again in 2017 when residents demanded to be re-incorporated into the Makhado Municipality.

While the Presidency reached an agreement with stakeholders, residents say they there has been no action.

READ: Vuwani residents accept agreement reached with government

Eyewitness News reporter Pelane Phakgadi has more on the story.

It has been a back and forth over the past two years. The local demarcation task team which is led by Vuwani residents say that government has been negotiating in bad faith.

Pelane Phakgadi, EWN reporter

According to what we heard, the municipality is not taking charge of the area and the very municipality which residents are against is taking charge, they say they do not want that and want the provincial government to step in and make sure they are reverted to the old municipality which is Makhado.

Pelane Phakgadi, EWN reporter

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