Hermanus riots

Fulcrum29

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Sure, gotcha on that. I was more or less asking rhetorically what they hope to achieve by demanding to be hired by the businesses they are disrupting.
I am quite sure that there are many protestors in that group who is desperate for employment, but these individuals should make a personal appointment with an employer. Highlighting their situation and grievances in a personal capacity which has a much better chance of being taken forward for a possibility of employment. There are employers who will make their time available, but you need to go to them and ask for that opportunity.

Willingness goes a long way for the interest of an employer. The way the protestors are going now is a possibility for ending up in employment in a position and business which isn’t desirable. They will be unhappy and that causes more issues. Yes, some will find their perfect job.

I doubt any business, there, will put their foreign employees on the street, they are a valuable asset and human resource under the current climate.
 

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And it's over.

BREAKING NEWS 12/07 14:00 - ZWELIHLE MARCH
We can confirm that the group has now started to proceed back to Zwelihle. This should bring to an end the activities of the day. If something new happens we will update you.
 

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I am quite sure that there are many protestors in that group who is desperate for employment, but these individuals should make a personal appointment with an employer. Highlighting their situation and grievances in a personal capacity which has a much better chance of being taken forward for a possibility of employment. There are employers who will make their time available, but you need to go to them and ask for that opportunity.

Willingness goes a long way for the interest of an employer. The way the protestors are going now is a possibility for ending up in employment in a position and business which isn’t desirable. They will be unhappy and that causes more issues. Yes, some will find their perfect job.

I doubt any business, there, will put their foreign employees on the street, they are a valuable asset and human resource under the current climate.
My wife has a business in Hermanus and her right hand woman is from Zim. There is no way any business will hire any of these lot. Not after the hard times they have caused over the last 18 months.
 

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On their way back through the industrial area. As you can see it's a small group.

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ZWELIHLE MARCH - NOW IN SANDBAAI INDUSTRIAL
NEWS UPDATE: 12/07 - 15:25
It seems that the drama is not quite finished as the group has now started to move towards the Whale Coast Mall. The group is just past Lenvalco in the Sandbaai Industrial Area escorted by a heavy police presence.
R43 is Open and the Mall Is Open
 

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And this is getting boring now...

ZWELIHLE MARCH - CROWD NOW MOVING SLOWLY BACK TO ZWELIHLE FROM SANDBAAI INDUSTRIAL
STATUS - 12 July 2019 15:50 - AMBER - The group has finished at the Whale Coast Mall and moving back to Zwelihle from Sandbaai Industrial.
 

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They tried their **** again this morning and the taxi drivers stopped them and removed their tyres etc. They've had enough. I believe it started due to illegal electrical connections from the Schulphoek squaters (zero services there) being removed that was overloading the system daily and tripping leaving paying customers without electricity overnight.

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Good ! If the govt and police can’t do it, then for f ucks sake, let the people go ahead. And let the world watch this farce of an ANC govt !
 

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I see some properties for sale at the Hermanus Beach Club have been reduced significantly in asking price. I think a lot of people just want to get rid of it now at all cost.
 

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Last nights happenings and timeline rom a local Facebook news page...

ZWELIHLE UPDATE - 03 Sep 2019 - GREEN - 23:00

We can confirm that the Zwelihle is quiet and no further action has been taken. We will keep an eye out and provide an update early tomorrow on the status on the ground.

For now please note that everyone is operating as per normal, staff is going to work and there is no disruption expected tomorrow. If the situation change, we will update you.

NEXT UPDATE: 06:00 Tomorrow

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22:00

We can confirm that the leader of the Land Party, Mr. Gcobani Ndzongana, has fled Zwelihle after an alleged attack. He is seeking police protection.

Earlier in the evening, he accused his attackers of working under the instruction of the Police.

"Just being attacked by taxi owners and drivers in my house," he commented on his Facebook page. Concluding with the accusation: "They claim they got the instruction from the police head. Revolution is not bed of roses. Victory is certain."

From our understanding, other members of the Land Party and Zwelihle Renewal was also attacked but the status of those are not clear. We will update you as this unfolds.

Earlier in the day, a declaration was made by members of the Zwelihle Taxi Association and community members to disband the Zwelihle Renewal Group and a new body will be created to work with the community. This after numerous threats of violence, power failures and disruption of people going to work.

We will provide you with any media releases or comments from the municipality, the Taxi Association or any other person of interest. This is a developing story and may change, we will update it as the night unfolds.

Kind regards.

MyWhaleCoast

PS: Please note that although we appreciate robust debate we will not tolerate comments that are based on hate or incites violence.

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21:36 - AMBER/RED

BREAKING NEWS: We are aware of shots fired in Zwelihle, the situation around the matter is being investigated. Police are in the area. Please stay inside if you are in the affected area.

There is a group of people at the Hermanus Police Station. From what we understand the leader of the Land Party was attacked and he is now seeking refuge at the police station. There is a group of about 50 people outside the station. Information is still coming in but please take note if you drive past the Police Station to not be alarmed.

All other parts of the town are calm and there is no unrest anywhere. We do ask that people allow the police to do their work and refrain from engaging in any platforms in a matter that incites violence.

Next update: 23:00 or as it happens.
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21:00

You may have heard some rubber bullets being fired, please note the situation is under control and it is a crowd that was broken up trying to interfere with a meeting of the community. There is a heavy police presence and all streets are open and workers and colleagues are expected to return to work tomorrow.

Due to the sensitivity of some information, we will not share everything tonight as to the reason for the meetings. We will provide a full report tomorrow.

Please keep an eye on updates from Hermanus CPF and delete any update that is older than an hour.

Please note there are many rumors spread about certain leaders being attacked under the instruction of authorities, please delete these messages and do not engage on them.

Next update: 23:00

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19:30
You may have been alerted of meetings happening in Zwelihle at the moment. Please note that this is all normal and nothing to be worried about.

If the situation changes we will let you know, there is plenty of law enforcement on the ground.
So it appears that the instigator and organiser of the troubles over the last year or two has been attacked by taxi people.

Vive la revolution indeed.
 
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