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[LISTEN] The reason why Zuma didn't address Vuwani community

Talk Radio 702’s Xolani Gwala speaks to Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen after the president failed to address residents in Vuwani.

FILE: President Jacob Zuma speaks at a public event. Picture: Louise McAuliffe/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen has explained why President Jacob Zuma did not address residents in Vuwani on Sunday.

Residents have protested and are demanding that their area is reincorporated into the Makhado Municipality and not a new municipality in Malamulele.

It’s understood the president was advised to leave, citing safety concerns.

Listen to the audio below.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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