Mariveni residents vow to keep protesting until their water crisis resolved


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone

MARIVENI : Some community activists from the Mariveni village in the Greater Tzaneen said that they will continue with the protests until the water crisis in the area is resolved.

They told Tzaneen voice that the road will be blocked, there will be no schooling or anyone will be allowed to go to work until the mayor comes to address this situation they are facing.

A large group of residents gathered near Mariveni bridge on Thursday morning to protest against the water shortage affecting the community. One of the residents, who wished to remain anonymous, said that for the past three weeks they had been without water.

The residents are calling for Cllr Kholofelo Ndlovu to step down as the councillor of ward 23.They accuse the councillor of corruption in the water project that is ongoing in the area.

“We can’t get hold of our ward councillor in ward 23. We can’t go on like this. We have had enough. Service delivery is pathetic at Mariveni.

There was no communication from the municipality with regard to the water situation in the area.



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