Sun. Apr 21st, 2024

The eThekwini Municipality has announced its readiness to host the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) manifesto launch scheduled for Saturday at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Emphasizing the importance of safety for all attendees, Metro Police Spokesperson Colonel Boysie Zungu stated that effective traffic control and by-law enforcement would be implemented during the event.

To prevent congestion, metro police will be strategically deployed around the stadium, conducting foot and motor patrols for increased visibility. The City outlined arrangements for buses and minibuses, indicating drop-off points on Umgeni Road and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (north bound), with parking available at the Mustering Fields and the old Durban Drive-In site.

In a statement, the City revealed that Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (south bound) would be closed between Sandile Thusi Road and Simiso Nkwanyana Road to facilitate easy access to the stadium. Dr. Vusi Mazibuko, Head of the City’s Stadia and Facilities, expressed confidence in the stadium’s preparedness, citing its successful hosting of numerous events.

The Moses Mabhida Stadium will also be the venue for the African National Congress and Inkatha Freedom Party manifesto launches on February 24 and March 10, respectively. Key roads affected by the event include Isaiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) Road, the M4 and N2, Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road, Umgeni Road, Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue, Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road, and Suncoast Boulevard.

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