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City of Cape Town Seeks Precautionary Interdict Against EFF Shutdown

Cape Town Magistrate's Court evacuated after bomb scare

The City of Cape Town is heading to court to seek a precautionary interdict against the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) planned national shutdown. The city is concerned about the potential for violence and disruption to services during the shutdown, and is seeking to prevent any unlawful actions that may occur.

Cape Town’s Loadshedding Protection Plans Progressing as Scheduled

Cape Town’s efforts to protect its citizens from the effects of loadshedding are on track, according to a recent update from the city. The city has been implementing a range of measures to mitigate the impact of loadshedding on its residents, including the installation of backup power systems, solar panels, and energy-efficient lighting.

DA Demands Assurance from Cele to Prevent Violence During EFF’s National Shutdown

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, to provide assurance that the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) planned national shutdown will not turn violent. The opposition party expressed concern over the potential for violence and destruction of property during the shutdown, citing previous instances of violence and looting during similar events.