Tension rife in Copesville as police use teargas to disperse protesters

2016-04-29 11:34

Tension is still rife in Copesville after a group of about 100 protesters blockaded Copesville Drive near the Haniville informal settlement on Thursday morning.

Copesville stands defiant

2016-04-25 11:00

Copesville residents were disappointed when ANC regional secretary Mzi Zuma told them to “have patience and allow the ANC time to go through its processes”.

Protesters besiege Copesville

2016-04-19 12:14

Copesville was placed under siege yesterday when almost 5 000 angry ­protesters from formal and informal homes blocked all roads leading to and from the area, and burnt their ward councillor’s office.

Pupils call for ‘proper’ national scholar transport policy

2016-04-01 10:30

Pupils from Nquthu on Thursday took a stand to protest against the long distances they and other schoolchildren in the province have to walk to school.

Police use tear gas, stun grenades as protest over taxi cards turns violent

2016-03-17 11:10

The new taxi card system that taxi commuters are protesting the use of, will benefit passengers and should be welcomed. That’s the view of Grange and Westgate Taxi Association chairperson Nhlanhla Nkomo.

Protesting Msunduzi FET College students injured in clash with cops

2016-03-02 11:29

Eleven Msunduzi FET College students were injured on Tuesday after they clashed with police.

More student disorder

2016-02-26 09:55

Six university students were arrested in Pietermaritzburg yesterday when violent protests erupted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

DUT students in Midlands will continue protest — SRC

2016-02-18 12:05

The Durban University of Technology SRC at the Midlands campuses have snubbed the institution’s latest attempts to resolve the ongoing protest action.

Classes suspended at DUT over protests

2016-02-16 11:14

Barely two weeks into this year’s academic programme, classes were suspended for the second time at the Durban University of Technology on Monday after students at the Midlands campuses protested over issues related to students’ funding.

Police called to monitor Msunduzi FET students

2016-02-10 11:37

A protest by Msunduzi FET College students on Tuesday afternoon brought the public order police to the campus doors to control the situation.


Woodlands Primary pupils are in danger, allege parents

2016-04-26 12:16

Parents whose children attend Woodlands Primary School say the number of protests at the school are putting their children in danger.

Copesville protests on hold

2016-04-20 09:50

Copesville protesters have agreed to put their protests on hold until they get feedback from the city leadership.

Protesting students force security guards to abandon posts

2016-04-06 12:00

Lectures were disrupted by protesting students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus on Wednesday.

Taxi strike cripples parts of DBN, Mandini

2016-03-31 11:01

A two-day strike which started on Wednesday caused havoc in parts of Durban and Mandini on the North Coast.

Fast service for slow protest

2016-03-11 11:15

Outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has suggested the country speed up service delivery if it wants sustainable peace.

UKZN protests set to continue this week

2016-02-29 09:48

Protest action at UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus is expected to continue this week.

Student mob erupts

2016-02-19 10:00

Durban University of Technology (DUT) risk management staff and private security guards fled for their lives as angry students chased after them, pelting them with bricks at the Indumiso Campus on Thursday.

Municipal workers march against being exploited

2016-02-16 12:30

The SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu), an affiliate of the ANC, has threatened not to vote if their demands regarding contract workers are not met.

UKZN contract employees protest working terms

2016-02-11 11:15

Contract workers at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) embarked on protest action yesterday — the first mass action demonstration at the university for 2016.

ANC chaos in Kokstad

2016-01-26 11:32

Emergency services personnel were hastily dispatched to Horseshoe township in Kokstad to rescue ANC members who were injured when the party’s two factions waged war against each other on Sunday evening.

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