Barberton on lockdown as protests continue

Police had their hands full in Barberton, Mpumalanga today.
Residents clashed ahead of a meeting with the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. The town is on lockdown this evening.
Residents want COGTA and the presidency to reverse a merger between Mbombela and the Umjindi municipality. They claim the City of Mbombela is neglecting them.

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