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protestFourways Review reports that Lanseria International Airport issued a statement on Friday indicating that the airport’s management and other businesses in the area had received news of planned protest action on Monday, 3 September.  

The protest action was planned by members of the Greater Lanseria Community and Business Development Forum.  The statement read:  “We have been advised that this planned action is against lack of service delivery, employment opportunities for local communities and SMME empowerment.”  It was reportedly scheduled to begin at 9am and end at 1pm.  The statement went on to indicate:  “We are informed that the protesters will be marching from Cosmo City, along Malibongwe Road, through to the airport to hand over memoranda to various businesses in the area, including the airport.  We would like to advise passengers to allow for delays and longer travelling time to the airport.  We are in close contact with the various law enforcement agencies to ensure all routes leading to and from the airport remain unaffected.”

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