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12 Jul 2021
6:32 am

Gauteng, KZN violent protests could spill over to other provinces

Editorials

The violent demonstrations have left a trail of destruction in its wake, resulting in millions of rands in damage.

Photo: The Citizen/Bernadette Wicks

The nasty protests spreading through Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal like wildfire over the past few days, resulting in unacceptable looting and violence, will have far-reaching consequences for our country and its economy. The violent demonstrations that have left a trail of destruction in their wake, resulting in millions of rands in damage, could spill over to other provinces after a chaotic 72 hours since it started in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday. https://www.citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/protests/2559755/62-arrested-gauteng-kzn-protests-intensify/ At a time when the economy can ill afford further setbacks, with Covid already cutting a swathe through local businesses, this needs to be condemned in the strongest manner and...