Anti-Mashaba protesters cause chaos in Jozi's streets

- | 3 months ago

A huge crowd of singing and chanting members of the SA National Civics Organisation (Sanco) descended on the City of Joburg chambers where ANC councillors tabled – and withdrew – a motion of no confidence in mayor Herman Mashaba.

Carrying placards that read: “Mashaba must go!”, “Mashaba is the biggest liar and thief in SA”, “Go back to hair salon” and “Mashaba is EFF mayor”, thousands of regional members, clad in yellow T-shirts, called for the removal of Mashaba. Amid heavy security and mere metres away, a group of about 50 Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters in plain clothes also sang and chanted – in support of Mashaba.

That group’s placard read: “Hands off Mashaba.

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