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Dunoon residents vow to continue fighting for better service delivery

They have given the city seven days to respond, or face further action.

Nearly 1,000 protesters made their way across the N1 at Century City towards the station on their way into town demanding their own land from the city. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Disgruntled Dunoon residents say they will not stop fighting for better service delivery.

Yesterday hundreds of protesters, among them Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members, handed over a memorandum of grievances to City of Cape Town officials.

They have given the city seven days to respond, or face further action.

Among the demands from Dunoon residents is a call for the removal of the local councillor.

Community member Dolly Vinqeshe lists other grievances.

"There's no space for our children to go to school and have fun. We need houses. We have a right to have houses. We need houses."

Yesterday's protest was boosted by EFF members who joined hundreds of demonstrators at the Cape Town Civic Centre following action in Dunoon the night before.

Community members had burned tyres and hurled rocks at police officers.

The MyCiTi bus service was also disrupted because protesters blocked roads.

Meanwhile, law enforcement officials remain on high alert in the area.

City spokesperson Robbie Roberts says, "We are deploying Metro Police, law enforcement and traffic officials within the area. They are going to monitor the situation there."

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