As South Africans continue to head to the polls to cast their votes, angry Soweto residents showcased their frustration towards the lack of service delivery.

Lack of electricity and water has been the main concern for residents as many have been left in the dark. President Cyril Ramaphosa, along with his wife, Dr. Tshepo Motsepe, made their way to Chiawelo to cast their ballot where they met up with protesting residents who shared their concerns with the president around these pain points, reports IOL.

According to EWN, a number of roads in Soweto, including Chris Hani Baragwanath Road was blocked off with tyres, rocks, and rubble. The President took a moment to address the media and a number of angry residents after he had cast his vote. He indicated that the provision of services in municipalities needs to change.

“They expressed themselves in the form of protest for what they believed might not have been done. We have been saying we know what the problems are, and we have said this time around we want to correct what has not been going well,” Ramaphosa stated.

The rubble has since been cleared and police are continuing to monitor the situation.

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