May 14, 2021

’Unfair dismissal’ by developer, construction company sparks protest in Soweto

Johannesburg – Police fired teargas and stun grenades at protesters in Lufhereng in Soweto on Thursday.

Protesters barricaded busy Impala Road after a total of 270 community members were “unfairly dismissed” by a developer and a construction company tasked with building low-cost apartments in the area.

One of the dismissed residents, Tebogo Joshua, said a construction company called Raubex had been building apartments in the area for the p…

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