UPDATE: Demonstrators have set tyres and rubble alight and placed them in the roadway. The 50 demonstrators are calling for housing and free electricity. Olieboom Road has been closed in both directions between Varkensvlei and Old Ottery Road in the Philippi farmlands area. # Protest action is underway in the # Philippi farmland district. Its affecting traffic at # Olieboom Street. The City of Cape Town’s Law Enforcement spokesperson, Wayne Dyason says they are removing illegal # electrical connections. The reason behind the protest is unclear at this stage.
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