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Update from Ward 88 in Umlazi, Durban

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Unemployed People’s Movement Press Statement

Update from Ward 88 in Umlazi, Durban

In all the confusion and urgency last night it was impossible to meet and prepare a clear statement explaining events. We are now in a position to do so.



Noxolo Mkwayi was shot in her bed in Zakheleni



Yesterday the Unemployed People’s Movement called a meeting in Ward 88, Umlazi. At this meeting it was resolved to stage a peaceful occupation of the Ward Councillor’s offices. The offices were duly occupied and commissions were then set up to hold discussions on various matters. There was a commission on unemployment, on housing and on safety (crime and shack fires).

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