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.

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.”.

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.

Protesting residents fear for their lives after rumoured hit-list

2016-05-26 11:09

Frustrated Edendale residents say that a hit-list is circulating in the area following their demand to the ANC to replace their ward councillor.

Protesters on a rampage Residents vent anger on social media

2016-05-18 12:47

Two days of service delivery protests have left Kokstad’s CBD looking like a war zone.

Sadtu picket highlights lack of teachers, overcrowded classrooms

2016-05-12 09:10

Teachers’ union Sadtu continued with its picket outside the Education district offices on Wednesday, demanding the urgent filling of teaching posts around the province.


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.

‘Final push’ in protests

2016-06-01 11:29

In what was described as the final push, two townships that have been besieged by protests over the ANC nomination again process erupted in protest on Tuesday.

Large crowd support Kokstad service protesters

2016-05-19 10:02

The first group of protesters who were arrested for public violence when a service delivery protest turned violent in Kokstad this week, were remanded in custody on Wednesday.

France protesters turn to Ndlela

2016-05-13 08:27

Protesting residents of the Mpumelelo informal settlement of France, have turned to Msunduzi Mayor Chris Ndlela.

Police close ranks on gang threats

2016-05-11 12:30

Pietermaritzburg police are putting up a united front against the threats on the lives of their colleagues by the infamous Williams Gang.

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