MISA supports peaceful protest action but won't down tools

2017-04-05 16:52

'The President's unilateral actions are directly impacting the livelihood of millions of South Africans, and as a nation we need to stand up to save country but we need to do this in a responsible manner,' says the Motor Industry Staff Association.

The agonising wait as the assault starts

2017-02-26 06:10

It is Tuesday in Pretoria West, and after some of the city’s buildings are torched and about 30 foreign-owned shops looted, a group calling itself the Mamelodi Concerned Residents’ Association announces it will lead a march against undocumented immigrants and hand over a memorandum to government.

Thousands in Morocco have protested the death of a fisherman crushed to death in a garbage truck. See the pictures.

Thousands in Morocco have protested the death of a fisherman crushed to death in a garbage truck. See the pictures.

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Housing protest erupts in Langa

A service delivery protest in Langa on the Cape Flats has turned violent.

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Nigerian opposition calls for protest against President Buhari

2016-09-06 15:45

Nigeria's northern opposition leader and national chairperson of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, Balarabe Musa, has called on Nigerians to protest against President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration, a report says.

Students block convoy of US 'second lady' in Malawi

2016-07-20 11:41

The University of Malawi has had to close one of its colleges after protesting students blocked the convoy of visiting US "second lady" Jill Biden.

Zim protest organisers ramp up social media usage

2016-07-07 14:33

Organisers and campaigners in Zimbabwe have advised citizens to tap social media to drum up support for protests against President Robert Mugabe until he steps down.

Havoc in New Hanover as protesters attack motorists

2016-06-23 11:50

Protest action over the nomination of an ANC councillor in New Hanover has resulted in passing vehicles being stoned, tyres being burned and roads being blockaded.

Sobantu residents vow to elect own candidate

2016-06-17 10:59

“Come August 3, we will elect the people’s councillor.”.

Our children live in a war zone - Bethelsdorp leader

Community members, many of them children, staged a march in Bethelsdorp on Wednesday following the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl.

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'ANC faction destroying our society'- Vavi

Former General Secretary of COSATU joined protesters outside the National Treasury in Pretoria on Friday to share concerns over political moves by the ruling party.

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Icasa: 'We don't know if SABC has complied with protest ruling'

2016-11-01 16:48

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa says the SABC has not provided it with any proof that it has complied with its ruling to unban the airing of violent protests.

Unprotected strike action is damaging - Busa

2016-10-05 05:30

Busa says that protest action that is unprotected or not in line with legal procedures can be damaging to the economy.

Why unemployed graduates will ignore Zimbabwe's ban on protests

2016-09-08 10:53

Zimbabwe is in the throes of a popular revolt with President Robert Mugabe’s government responding by banning all demonstrations. Graduates in the country are, however, unlikely to adhere to the ban, due to frustration over unemployment.

Not coping in Copesville

2016-07-25 11:17

Following recent violent protests in Copesville, residents at a community meeting on Saturday spoke out about their service delivery woes.

Bystanders hurt in protests

2016-07-11 14:56

Innocent bystanders are finding themselves in the middle of political unrest in KwaZulu-Natal as the country heads toward municipal elections next month.

Zuma blames drugs

2016-06-27 12:53

President Jacob Zuma has blamed substance abuse for the actions of protesters who damage public property while protesting.

City taxi feud escalates after ‘legal’ driver assaulted

2016-06-21 10:13

The taxi feud between the so called “illegal” and “legal” operators in Copesville and Ezinketheni reached boiling point on Monday.

Protesters burn trucks

2016-06-10 11:30

The lifeblood of the Kranskop and Greytown farming community, the R74, has come under siege allegedly by locals who are stopping and burning farmers’ trucks.

KZN political murders linked to protests

2016-06-03 12:30

Hours after Mpofana chief financial officer Simo Mncwabe was brutally ­murdered, an ANC member with whom he had led a branch in Edendale was also gunned down.

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