BY Obakeng Maje

Situation is still tense at  Moruleng near Rustenburg, where about 32 villages are involved in protest action.

These protests started again last night where protestors barricaded roads bringing traffic to a standstill. Consequently teachers could not reach schools and schools were closed for the day and workers were also affected. Especially  mine workers travelling from the surrounding places.


According to the information received at the time of release there are 36 people arrested in total, Moroleng accounts for 19 and Kanana 17 arrests made.

Amongst the people arrested it’s the two suspects who are facing charges of arson after one person was seen burning a business shop owned by an employee of Bakgatla tribal Authority.

“The other suspect was also charged with arson after he set alight a vehicle. All those arrested in Kanana were charged for public violence, while the charges of those in Moroleng…

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