Shutdown Sandton: We're tired of praying, we're tired of saying RIP

Shutdown Sandton: We're tired of praying, we're tired of saying RIP

- Last week the Shutdown movement took over the World Economic Forum until President Cyril Ramaphosa himself addressed the nation

- Thursday saw the release of crime statistics in South Africa, proving the problem has worsened

- In answer, Friday will see Shutdown Sandton bringing citizens from across the country together to end the silence

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The Shutdown Movement is coming to Sandton tomorrow as citizens take a stand against crime in South Africa.

Briefly.co.za reported that the nation had mourned, wearing black last week for all of those who had suffered at the hands of gender-based violence in Mzansi.

Protestors had marched to the World Economic Forum, demanding that President Cyril Ramaphosa present himself and vow to act and act quickly.

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This Friday, South Africans from across the country are flocking to join forces and Shutdown Sandton.

JMPD Spokesperson Wayne Minnaar has confirmed that thousands are expected to join the march, with roads blocked off from as early as 3am.

Police Minister Bheki Cele had released the most recent statistics on crime in the country, showing that the problem was getting worse.

The feeling in the air in Mzansi is alive with frustration, with citizens taking to social media to say they are tired of praying, tired of saying 'Rest in peace', but most of all they are tired of the silence.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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