South Africa: Protea South's Realignment and the Terrible Price Paid By One Teenaged Boy

[Daily Maverick]On 6 May, Daily Maverick reported on the realignment of shacks in the Protea South Informal Settlement in readiness for an electric installation by Eskom. The exercise has been ongoing for several months, despite a High Court order against it - and the backdrop of severe contention between the ANC and the DA over the issue in court. The situation is, if anything, only escalating, culminating in the brutal mob murder of a young boy on Monday night.