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HuffPost SA's Marc Davies and Pontsho Mabena spent time in Coligny trying to understand the causes of the violent protests.
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The alleged murder of a young boy has devastated the local community. Pontsho Mabena reports from Coligny.
Despite having two separate causes, violent protests in the two neighbouring towns belie enormous problems of poverty and service provision.
It is unclear if the protests will continue but private security has been called in.