Several Cape communities have planned a mass shutdown for Tuesday, from 5am to 10am.
The Western Cape Total Shutdown Communities want to address social and economic issues such as rising poverty, crime and high unemployment levels.
Organiser Gutto Wanza says it is important for community members to be united towards a common cause.
We've decided that we need to bring together all the communities into one shut down.— Gutto Wanza, Task team member
The government has turned into a bunch of people who their [own] interests, while our communities are sliding into social decay— Gutto Wanza, Task team member
If we have to bring about change, we have to unite our communities.— Gutto Wanza, Task team member
We are not narrowly looking at gangsterism, we are looking broadly to say that this democracy is a farce.— Gutto Wanza, Task team member
Our communities have not changed since 1994, instead, things have gotten worse.— Gutto Wanza, Task team member
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