Addo residents demand that “killer” canal be closed

Since 1984, about 18 people, including 16 children, have died in or near this canal at KwaNomathamsanqa location in Kirkwood. Photo supplied by Makukhanye Rural Movement.

Since 1984, about 18 people, including 16 children, have died in or near the canal at KwaNomathamsanqa location in Kirkwood.

Nokuzola Nkone lost her four-year-old son Xolela in 2004. Xolela was crossing the canal when he fell into it and died.