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The mystery of 'War Rooms' explained

The Premier yesterday told the National Council of Provinces that war rooms have been set up in all Gauteng municipalities to deal with service delivery issues and protests.

Despite the problematic name given to these facilities, they seem to have a great cause behind them - a way to deal with issues before they flare up on the streets.

John spoke to Jacob Mamabolo, MEC for Gauteng Department of Human Settlements and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs about these war rooms.

Listen to the conversation below:

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