today. The City of Cape Town's Richard Bosman says the protesters have barricaded the N2 with burning tyres, hurling stones at motorists. 10K likes. You can also follows us Instagram. Reports say the protests were centred around service delivery and are believed to be about housing. They have said it will be a peaceful protest and urged participants and law enforcement to respect its peaceful nature. The N2 Outbound has also been closed at Borcherds Quarry. Western Cape authorities say they are on the hunt. The protests managed to make their way to the N2 highway as it got more and more violent. #EndSARS Protests: LCC is a victim too — Counsel LCC asked the panel to allow it reopen the toll gate plaza, scene of the October 20 infamous shooting at #EndSARS protesters. Exact details have not been confirmed but major roads including the N1, N2, N7 and R300 have been mentioned as being affected. There have been several road closures along the N2 highway near Cape Town as protests turned violent and police and law enforcement agencies … - N2 Southbound at Queen Nandi Dr - ROAD CLOSED - Avoid - Protesters in Springfield Pk,also blocking Inanda Rd over N2 bridge - Avoid - N2 North closed at Sea Cow Lake Rd / Inanda Rd (M21) - … N2 Protests: Dwellers vow to carry on attacks on vehicles. Motorists are using the slipway to pass the scene. Violent protests in which motorists were stoned, trucks set alight and roads closed have been "temporarily suspended" in and around Dunoon in Cape Town after taxi bosses apologised to … Protesters torched a bus, burned tyres, stoned vehicles and blockaded the road in the Ridgeview Road in the Cato Manor area. The Joe Slovo settlement is one of the construction sites for the N2 Gateway Pilot Project, the national housing experiment set up to test the efficacy of governmentâ s integrated housing policy. Since 6 May, protests have blocked the N2 outside Grabouw and there have been several clashes between police and protesters. The taxi strike has also affected buses and trains. The N2 in Plettenberg Bay remained closed on Wednesday morning following overnight protests. The SAPS indicated operations will be stepped up with extra resources to be deployed to manage the protests and crime with the view to open the N2 today," the municipality said in a statement. HAVE YOUR SAY The protest spilled over onto the N2 Freeway on Monday. They say they are waiting for authorities to arrive and discuss the way forward. #CPTTraffic Multi-vehicle accident: N2 outbound at Robert Sobukwe Rd, ramp lane blocked. The N2 inbound has been closed at Macassar Road as a result of protest action around Khayelitsha on Thursday, November 12. But last week the workers suspended the protests pending negotiations with Oak Valley. Earlier today a truck transporting quarry stone was forced to offload its cargo on the roadway. Size: The group expect at least 15 communities to be joining in the protest. UPDATE 16 July @ 12:23 - Traffic has been reopened in both directions on the N2. GroundUp reports that negotiations between Oak Valley Estate and the Commercial, Stevedoring, Agricultural and Allied Workers’ Union (Csaawu) have seemingly deadlocked.. There has been simmering discontent in some communities over service delivery. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Northglen News 1 minute read. N2 Protests: Dwellers vow to carry on attacks on vehicles Joburg vendors call for talks following violent clashes Tshwane protestors call for jobs, service delivery There is a strong police presence and traffic police are also in attendance. ... N2, R300 and the N7. #KZNTraffic — ECR Traffic (@ecrtraffic) April 13, 2018 . Residents in Brackenham and eNseleni were affected as the R619 between the two suburbs was blocked, as was the N2 … The N2 was closed between Shell Ultra City and Kwanokuthula. The N2 protests have been raging through the night as well, and the handful of early-morning risers have had their numbers bolstered earlier on Thursday. The N2 freeway and municipal offices were closed at Plettenberg Bay early on Thursday after protests and overnight looting of businesses in the coastal town. Cape Town – The N2 between Strand and Somerset West has been closed to traffic in the vicinity of Hlati Road in Lwandle following violent protests that erupted this morning. Protesters have previously warned that they will not stop until they get land. The protestors today rejected the integration of fully subsidised homes with Tension in Brackenfell, Cape Town, remains high after protests over a private matric function that black students at Brackenfell High School were allegedly excluded from. N2 traffic updates. “All indications are that protests, mainly from the Qolweni community, will continue today. AFTER two days of violent protests bringing the Richards Bay CBD to a standstill, this morning (Wednesday) saw other routes blocked with burning tyres and other debris. Netstar Traffic . Protest action on the N2 northbound after the Umhlanga exit. Protests in Nigeria, however, took a new dimension circa 1900 when the masses, who were disgruntled over a government policy, took to the streets to make their grievances known. “The City respects the rights of citizens to protest on condition that those protests are non-violent and peaceful, and respectful of the rights for others to access public spaces and public roads. This page is for everyone travelling on the N2 inbound and outbound to know exactly what they're driving into. Buses were seen to stoned and 29 trains have reported to have been cancelled. videos, updates: today is the 3rd day in-a-row of violent protests in hout bay Today is the third consecutive day of violent protests in Hout Bay and the violence escalates daily. @_ArriveAlive about 7 hours ago. N2 protests: Roadway now open, traffic moving freely - police | bit.ly/3lyVTtW April 13, 2018. With “hundreds” of angered citizens making their voices heard, it’s caused a traffic nightmare in the Western Cape: The N2 at Somerset West and Lwandle remains closed in both directions. Three buses and a truck were set alight in protests around Khayelitsha in Cape Town today, 12 November. “The R300 link onto the N2 outbound towards Somerset West is closed in both directions. Hundreds of elderly men, women, Chiefs and youths from Obite Community in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers state have shut down a gas plant operated by Total Exploration and Producing Nigeria Limited over alleged neglect. It is believed the reasons behind the protest are once again housing-related, as Hlalani-based housing projects remain unfinished. Two days after KwaZulu-Natal police declared war on violent protests‚ angry shack dwellers stoned cars and set a bakkie alight on Durban’s busy N2 freeway. Angry protesters block N2 Land occupiers say they want water, toilets and electricity, but the City of Cape Town says the land is not suitable ... “Our concern is the Grade 12 learners who are writing mathematics today.” ... We disrupt economic activity because that’s where our protests hurt the City most,” he said. Nigerian equities may extend their world-leading rally as the stock market reopens today. The protests spilled over on to the N2 highway, causing major delays for motorists and commuters travelling to and from the Cape Town International Airport and the CBD. On Monday. People travelling on these routes are warned to expect delays and be aware of possible stone-throwing and petrol bombing. However, the Bitou municipality described several incidents during the early hours of the morning on Thursday as “rampant crime, […] #CPTTraffic Stationary vehicle: R300 northbound at Van Riebeeck Rd, emergency lane … KNYSNA NEWS - Protesters from Hlalani have once again closed the N2 this morning, burning tyres and other debris. For more from Northglen News follow us on Facebook or Twitter. ALSO READ: N2 at Bhobhoyi is now open after protest action. Please report any incidents. The SAPS indicated operations will be stepped up with extra resources to be deployed to manage the protests and crime with the view to open the N2 today,” the municipality said in a statement. REPORTS have been received that the protests that has shut down Jozini since Sunday has spread, affecting Manguzi, Mbazwana, Bhambanana as well as the N2 between Mfekayi (north of Mtubatuba) and Hluhluwe. 18 Sep 2017, Cape Town: Motorists are advised to make use of alternative routes, the N1 inbound lane closed at Joostenbergvlakte due to tyres burning in the roadway. Please approach with caution.