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Police during the land protest in Strand. Lwandle resident protest for the land they want to occupy the land next to the N2. Picture: Ayanda Ndamane/ African News Agency (ANA)

Cape Town – Cape Town drivers had their hands full with numerous road closures across the metro due to protest action, or ongoing confrontations with law enforcement.
Maxine Bezuidenhout and Richard Coleman from Cape Town Traffic Services, revealed the status of the various routes:
Khayelitsha – All the routes are opened with no blockages into Khayelitsha , Site B and Site C.
Lwandle –  The people of Lwandle are starting to move slowly to the direction of the Stadium to listen to their leaders as they are called.
A small shack has been built in the land of UVEST next to the police station and Red Ants Reaction team are monitoring.  
Somerset West – Road to Sir Lowry Village remains closed so traffic coming over the pass can only divert via Gordon’s Bay. 
The N2 between Gordon’s Bay turnoff and the Main Road are still closed to the public due to protest action. 

Spine Road was closed between Mew Way and Jaftha K in Khayelitsha, while Sir Lowry’s Pass closed between N2 and William Sergeant Street. 
In Blackheath Industrial, Wimbledon Road is closed between Buttskop and Range Road due to p rotesting. In Ottery, protesting lead to the closures of  De  Wett  R oad with no access into Klip Road, but  Klip Road itself was re-opened in both directions.

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