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23 March 2017 16:07 (South Africa)

Police use stun grenade on protesting security workers

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

About 200 security guards gathered outside the Stallion Security offices in Cape Town, demanding payment for the work they did during the World Cup before they walked out on Monday. Police warned the protesters to disperse, stating that it was an illegal gathering, and fired rubber bullets and a stun grenade when their orders fell on deaf ears. Read more: AFP via M&G

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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