By now, everyone in the country has heard about the national shutdown taking place on 7 April across the country.
If you would like to join those taking to the streets to show their dissatisfaction with Zuma’s government and the recent cabinet reshuffle, there are a few locations that you can go to …
- Sandton Square Mile March – Meet at McDonald’s on the corner of Grayston and Rivonia roads at 1pm
- Sunninghill – Gather in Kilindini Park on the corner of Edison Crescent and Kilindini Road at 7.30am
- Northriding – Protesters to form a peaceful human chain from 7am on Witkoppen Road.
- Bryanston – Protest along Bryanston Drive, starting at Homestead Road, moving down towards Riverside between 7am and 8.30am for maximum exposure to morning traffic.
- Saxonwold – Protesters will meet at Gupta House, on the corner of Saxonwold Drive and Methwold Road at 12pm
- Beyers Naude – Meet at 6am on the bridge over the N1 highway.
- Roosevelt Park Substation – Sofiatown Community Policing Forum is leading a march from 6.30am
- Hendrik Potgieter Road – March is scheduled for around 4pm. Not much more is known about it.
- Conrad Drive – Residents will walk down their respective streets toward the intersection on Conrad Drive closest to them from 7am.
Everyone taking part in the protests is requested to dress in black and hold placards and banners along the pavements to avoid disrupting traffic.
Due to laws and regulations around public gatherings, it has been decided that Bryanston residents must gather in small groups of no more than 15 along Bryanston Drive, rather than gathering in one big crowd in a single location.
Bryanston residents can walk down their respective streets on either side of the road in small groups until they reach Bryanston Drive.