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protestANA reports that no arrests have been made after four vehicles and a bus belonging to the Bapo-Ba-Mogale community in Bapong near Brits were set alight last week.  Police are investigating malicious damage to property charges.  

Bapo-Ba-Mogale Tribal Authority spokesperson Vladimir Mogale said some unemployed people made their way to the royal palace on 27 September to raise concerns about job opportunities in the mines.  "The community [unemployed] had raised issues with the leadership that relating to employment.  They were frustrated that they were not employed in terms of an earlier agreement, this led to burning of vehicles," he indicated.  In July at least six trucks and two buses were set alight during a protest related to unemployment in Bapong.

  • A short report by Molaole Montsho is at IOL News

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