ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTEST

Truck set ablaze in another Limpopo protest

2015-08-07 20:49

A truck has been set alight as an angry crowd waited for the outcome of a meeting with mining representatives in Burgersfort.

‘Scrap costly system’

2015-07-21 10:48

SOBANTU residents barricaded the only road in and out of the township with burning tyres yesterday, protesting the high cost of the pre-paid electricity system.

Court refuses to dismiss charges against 94 Free State health workers

2015-07-07 15:56

An application by 94 community health workers to have charges relating to a sit-in at the Free State Health Department dismissed, has been denied in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court.

Toilets set alight in Knysna protest - witness

2015-06-20 07:18

A service delivery protest has closed a portion of the N2 outside Knynsa with burning portable toilets and tyres blocking the road.

Molefe must be axed - Satawu

2015-05-28 16:17

Popo Molefe, the chairperson of Prasa, should be dismissed with immediate effect by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters, Satawu says.

Man killed, 10 arrested in Tzaneen protests

2015-05-08 16:28

A man has been killed, a foreigner wounded and 10 people arrested during a protest near Tzaneen.

Pregnant woman blasts anti-abortion activists

2014-12-05 13:58

Watch this mom defend the rights of women who choose to abort.

Video
Why we attacked the buses - taxi driver tells all

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 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.

 

Calm returns to Sobantu after fiery protest

2015-07-22 09:06

NORMALITY returned to Sobantu township yesterday following a fiery protest over expensive electricity on Monday.

Woodlands riot broken up by police

2015-07-13 10:14

ENRAGED rioters brought Woodlands to a standstill yesterday, attacking police and community members with large rocks on Otto’s Bluff Road.

Striking Willowton drivers deny involvement in attacks

2015-06-26 11:38

PROTESTING Willowton Logistics drivers have denied any involvement in the attacks on the company’s trucks and their drivers over the past two weeks.

Protesting pupils burn down Willowvale school

2015-06-10 12:27

Pupils protesting in the Mpozolo township in Mendu Village, Willowvale, have allegedly set their school alight and burnt it to the ground.

Dispute with taxi bosses resolved - eThekweni mayor

2015-05-27 17:55

eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo has confirmed that the dispute between the city and taxi bosses has been resolved.

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Police have used stun grenades to disperse pupils who were protesting to demand better classrooms and more textbooks outside the Western Cape education department. See the photographs here.

Police have used stun grenades to disperse pupils who were protesting to demand better classrooms and more textbooks outside the Western Cape education department. See the photographs here.

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Naked protest over orcas in New York

2014-11-20 14:34

Animal rights advocates unveiled plans for a naked protest outside Macy's in New York to protest against the mishandling of orcas.

Six buses torched in Nyanga protests

2014-09-01 07:30

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

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has joined hundreds of protesters in criticising the Israeli occupation of Gaza and attacks on Palestine.

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.

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