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Khayelitsha residents occupy children’s playgrounds

Children play soccer this morning to try to stop their playground from being turned into shacks. Photo by Nombulelo Damba.

07 April 2015


Children play soccer this morning to try to stop their playground from being turned into shacks. Photo by Nombulelo Damba.

Children play soccer this morning to try to stop their playground from being turned into shacks. Photo by Nombulelo Damba.

Anger and frustration was written on the faces of All Stars football players when a group of TR Informal Settlement residents allegedly led by Economic Freedom Fighters took over their playgrounds on Tuesday morning.

A group of about 11 young boys, who make up the All Stars team, tried to defend their fields by playing soccer while the occupiers began building shacks. After about ten minutes the occupiers chased the children away and told them to find another place to play.

Read the full article from GroundUp.

 

 

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