Residents in Moshawane closed down N18 in Mahikeng with burning tires over destroyed shacks

The N18 road to the Ramatlabama border post has been shutdown with tires and trees by residents in Moshawane. Picture Ramotswedi Rammutla

Mahikeng: Residents in Moshawane Village outside Mahikeng have closed the N18 Road leading to the Ramatlabama border post. This after the Mahikeng Local Municipality implemented a court order barring them from erecting structures on Portion 1, 2 & 3 of Farm Sunnyside 54 NW, JO Mahikeng along the same route and road leading to Matsapole and Tsetse Village.

According to residents officials from the municipality destroyed shacks in the morning of Friday, January 27th which is the reason for the road closure.

Residents in Moshawane closed down the N18 leading to the Ramatlabama border post. Video by Ramotswedi Rammutla

“The court order was long issued, of which was shared with the people that had been selling and allocating stands on the farm. This includes Frans Mosweu and the tribal authority Kgosi Matlho Molema” said John Nkoane Municipal Spokesperson.

The land in question has been classified as Agricultural land and since early 2022. There has been errection of structures like shacks and house by individuals that have bought the land from the Molema and Mosweu.

Mosweu or Molema could not be reached at at the time of publishing. The story was still developing…



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