South Africa protests over poverty and poor government services

South Africans are frustrated with poverty, rising unemployment and poor service delivery.

    Things are slowly returning to normal in South Africa's Alexandra township after large-scale protests against the government.

    But many are still frustrated with what they say is their leader's failure to deliver services.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg.


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