Protesters occupied Shoprite in Khayelitsha Mall on Tuesday morning, demanding a reduction in the price of bread. By GROUNDUP STAFF.
A Shoprite store in Khayelitsha Mall was closed on Tuesday morning when it was occupied by a group of protesters demanding a reduction in the price of bread.
An eye witness told GroundUp that the protesters were eventually escorted out of the store. Private security guards in bullet proof vests carrying rifles then patrolled the area.
The protesters came together under the social media hash tag #ThePriceOfBreadMustFall.
They have expressed solidarity with protesters demanding lower university fees who are using the hash tag #FeesMustFall. Earlier on Tuesday, 20 October, the following photo was being circulated on social media: