Service protests in SA highest ever – EWN


CAPE TOWN – Service delivery protests across South Africa are so far this year at a record high. The latest data collected by Municipal IQ shows there were 144 major protests recorded since January. In 2017, 173 demonstrations were recorded in total.

It is expected that protests will increase closer to election.

The worst affected province this year has been the Eastern Cape, followed by Gauteng and the Western Cape.