ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTEST
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We speak to a Nyanga taxi driver who explains why taxi drivers are involved in the violent protests that has seen eight Golden Arrow buses burned to the ground in the last two days. Watch.

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PE residents force anti-apartheid museum to close

2014-07-31 17:15

Residents have forced the closure of a museum honouring anti-apartheid heroes, accusing the authorities of building "a house for dead people" while they live in squalor.

More US taximen join anti-Uber protests

2014-06-26 12:29

Several hundred US cabbies took part in a demonstration on wheels to protest against smartphone car-hailing services.

Europe's taxi drivers in Uber protest

2014-06-11 08:13

South Africa the only place with rife taxi wars? Think again... traditional taxi drivers will today protest against 'unfair and illegal' competition from cellphone app-using services such as Uber.

Taxi drivers protest in Joburg CBD

2014-03-17 09:06

A group of taxi drivers held a protest near the Noord Street taxi rank in the Johannesburg CBD, metro police have said.

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Venezuelans have erected barricades in major cities in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began.

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Cape Town media protest heats up

2013-12-17 16:35

A protest against the alleged removal of Alide Dasnois as Cape Times editor has been hijacked by groups calling for media transformation.

Smash! Angry owner destroys BMW M6

2013-09-17 09:27

An irate BMW owner, incensed by poor service, smashed his M6 outside the 2013 Frankfurt auto show entrance in Germany to prove an expensive point. Consumer justice or just a wealthy attention-seeker? Watch the video!

Official Gauteng building trashed

2013-08-26 20:52
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A group of people calling themselves military veterans have trashed and looted the Germiston Civic Centre.

Activists protest Anglo's 'dirty energy'

2013-08-06 14:16

Anglo American should abandon its plan to mine coal for power generation in Limpopo and instead help source renewable energy, Earthlife Africa says.

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Lunga Goodman Nono, a blind musician, was dragged through St. George's Mall by police in Cape Town. Scores of demonstrators came out to show support for the man. Watch.

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Cape's faeces war inhumane - Motsoaledi

2013-06-27 13:24

Dumping human waste during protests in Cape Town is an "attack against the whole population", Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

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Members of the Kenyan parliament voted themselves a large pay raise which sparked outcry from the public in Nairobi. See photos from the protests.

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Cops vigilant over KZN protest

2013-05-29 17:25

Police were keeping watch in Clare Hills, Durban, after a service delivery protest.

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators assembled in France this weekend protesting gay marriage. France became the 14th country to legalise gay marriage earlier this month following months of bitter debate and demonstrations. See the photos.

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The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) is studying the court ruling halting its planned e-toll protest, but a few opponents of e-tolls still gathered at Cosatu House in Johannesburg Friday morning. See the photos.

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Cosatu: Employers are drunk with profits

2013-05-07 13:47

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says it is fully behind bus drivers' demands, who are striking for a double-digit pay increase and work improvements.

MEC wishes girl speedy recovery

2013-03-12 14:41

Mpumalanga Safety and Security MEC Vusi Shongwe has sent his well wishes to a girl who was shot, allegedly by police, during a protest in Mayflower.

Villiersdorp matrics write despite protests

2012-11-14 11:04

After being disrupted by protesting farmworkers, matrics in Villiersdorp in the Western Cape have finally managed to sit down and write their exams.

Spain's parliament on protest alert

2012-09-25 12:32

Spain's parliament took on the appearance of a heavily guarded fortress, ahead of a protest against the conservative government's handling of the economic crisis.

Protesters ready for larger Nato demo

2012-05-20 17:14

Protesters in Chicago for the Nato summit are preparing for their largest demonstration with thousands expected to march.

Cosatu to protest over North West tolls

2012-05-11 14:47

The Congress of SA Trade Unions will protest at the Swartruggens toll plaza on the N4 in North West.

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Chapman's Peak protest

2012-01-23 10:08

Over a thousand people gathered to protest against the proposed building of a Control Centre for the Chapman's Peak Toll Plaza.

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Pennyville residents protest

2011-11-15 14:31

Residents of Pennyville in New Canada near Soweto burn tyres and barricade streets with rocks during evictions over a rental dispute.

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Six buses torched in Nyanga protests

2014-09-01 07:30
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Six buses have been torched in two incidents in Nyanga, during service delivery protests. This is a developing story.

Vavi joins anti-Israel protest

2014-07-11 16:53
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Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has joined hundreds of protesters in criticising the Israeli occupation of Gaza and attacks on Palestine.

More US taximen join anti-Uber protests

2014-06-26 08:04

Several hundred US cabbies took part in a demonstration on wheels to protest against smartphone car-hailing services such as Uber which, they say, are hurting their uncome.

EFF marchers wait for Malema to speak

2014-04-29 15:25

EFF supporters have arrived at the SABC offices in Auckland Park in Johannesburg where they are waiting for their leader Julius Malema to address them.

Protesters arrested in Cape Town

2014-02-27 21:03

Western Cape police have arrested 12 people for participating in an illegal service delivery march in central Cape Town.

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Cambodian police detained 11 activists as they broke up a rally calling for international assistance to secure the release of protesters arrested during a recent bloody crackdown.

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Police crack down on Saudi protest

2013-10-28 10:45

Saudi activists said more than 60 women answered a call to a rare show of defiance against the conservative kingdom's ban on female drivers.

Tear gas used on WSU students - DA Youth

2013-08-29 23:12

The DA Youth says the situation at the Walter Sisulu University, in the Eastern Cape, has become becoming increasingly volatile following the use of tear gas on evicted students.

Nehawu strikes over hospital closure

2013-08-16 10:39

McCord Hospital staff belonging to the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union, have embarked on a strike due to possible closure of the hospital.

Affirmative action case sparks protest

2013-07-29 15:41

Not white enough before 1994 and not black enough afterwards, is the message delivered by a group of coloured protesters.

Prayer time at anti-Obama protest

2013-06-28 17:08

A group of Muslim protesters have reportedly prayed after they arrived at the US embassy in Pretoria.

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After days of nationwide anti-government demonstrations, protestors in Goiânia, Brazil tried to break police lines to break into a government building on June 25. Watch footage from the scene.

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300 cars in Jozi e-toll protest

2013-05-31 13:04

Cosatu reports that 300 cars took part in its "drive slow" e-tolling protest on Johannesburg freeways.

Popcru protest disrupts Bloemfontein CBD

2013-05-29 15:46

A group of Popcru members have gathered in front of the Free State police headquarters in Bloemfontein to protest against salary structures.

Red Bull stomps at tyre tests

2013-05-27 06:26

Mercedes and Pirelli are under pressure to explain why Mercedes was allowed to conduct in-season tyre-testing after the Spanish GP. Red Bull has launched an official protest.

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A wealthy owner of a Maserati hired four men, gave each a sledgehammer, and told them to smash his R3.5-million supercar.

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Explosions mark Bahrain countdown

2013-04-15 10:35

Explosions near the Formula 1 track in Bahrain have marked the travelling circus' quick march from China to the island Kingdom.

'To hell with licence' protest

2012-11-22 10:20

Police in China have arrested a car owner for attempting to organise a campaign against rising vehicle licence fees.

Cape farm workers disperse

2012-11-05 20:12

A crowd of up to 800 protesting farm workers dispersed following a protest on the N1 highway at De Doorns, Western Cape police say.

Durban protest against taxi fare hike

2012-06-04 14:21

Police are keeping watch in Umbumbulu, south of Durban, after about 260 people protested against an increase in taxi fares.

Santaco: Taxi protests not industry-led

2012-05-14 11:50

The Johannesburg taxi operators' protest is not led by the taxi industry, says the SA National Taxi Council.

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Disgruntled South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) members engaged in protest action by burning tyres and dumping sewerage in front of the Kgatelopele municipal offices in Danielskuil in the Northern Cape.

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Public protest at SABC on Thursday

2011-11-22 07:13

The public protest by South Africa's TV industry and public pressure groups against the SABC is set for Thursday at 13:00 in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Women's rights activist strips in Vatican

2011-11-06 22:54

A young Ukrainian women's rights activist sneaked past security and partially stripped in front the Vatican's Saint-Peter Basilica just after the Pope's Sunday Angelus.

Italians protest about jobs

2010-11-27 20:32

Tens of thousands Italians have marched in Rome in a rally organised by Italy's largest union to protest bleak job prospects and demand more rights for workers.

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