ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

SABC decision 'deeply patronising' - Cosatu

2016-05-30 22:31

The SABC’s decision to stop broadcasting images of violent protests smacks of autocracy and is deeply patronising, Cosatu says.

More criticism for SABC's 'apartheid-like censorship'

2016-05-28 23:02

Free speech groups and opposition parties have continued to condemn the SABC's decision to stop showing violent anti-government protests, likening the move to apartheid-era censorship.

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WATCH: Chilling account of killings in Hammanskraal

Sam Tshabalala's brother Elias was killed during altercations between Red Ants, demolition workers and Hammanskraal residents on Monday.

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We have just finished killing him - Hammanskraal residents answer victim's phone

2016-05-27 08:03

The brother of one of the two men killed in Hammanskraal has described how a community member answered his phone and said they had just finished killing him.

Talks to end instability in Vuwani continuing

2016-05-26 21:47

Talks to end unrest in Vuwani, Limpopo have not collapsed, the Ministry of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs says.

Police monitoring Bloem township after protest

2016-05-26 12:17

Free State police are monitoring Botshabelo outside Bloemfontein where a group of people blocked roads with burning tyres and looted one foreign-owned shop, say police.

Ennerdale residents block roads in protest over housing

2016-05-26 09:08

Residents of Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, have barred all entries and exits in the area with rocks and burning tyres in a protest over housing, metro police say.

Confusion over eviction court order - Tshwane official

2016-05-25 21:16

There is confusion over which court order was used to evict residents of three Hammanskraal informal settlements, a Tshwane city official says.

Hammanskraal evictions suspended - Mashatile

2016-05-25 20:21

Evictions in Hammanskraal have been suspended and those affected will get their materials back, Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says.

Hammanskraal protests should be wake-up call - Mashaba

2016-05-25 18:13

DA Johannesburg mayoral candidate and Hammanskraal homeboy Herman Mashaba says what has been happening in Hammanskraal over the past few days should be a wake-up call for South Africans.

 

A week after Hammanskraal killings, company still silent

2016-05-30 19:08

Exactly a week since two men were killed during evictions in Hammanskraal, the company that employed them has failed to shed light on what went wrong that day.

SABC decision is not censorship - ANC

2016-05-28 13:33

The SABC's decision not to broadcast footage of people destroying public property during protests should not be seen as censorship, the ANC says.

SABC will no longer broadcast destruction of public property

2016-05-27 10:42

The SABC says it will no longer broadcast footage of people destroying public property during protests as this will encourage other communities to do the same.

No security for Hammanskraal workers - families

2016-05-27 06:37

The families of the two men killed during the violent protests in Hammanskraal have criticised the company that employed them as casual workers for not providing adequate security.

Cabinet calls on police to solve Hammanskraal murders

2016-05-26 13:30

Police should redouble their efforts to find and punish those responsible for the deaths of two security guards in Hammanskraal, says Minister Jeff Radebe.

Hammanskraal: Murdered guards forgotten as security bosses go to ground

2016-05-26 11:41

The identities of two security guards killed by a mob in Hammanskraal remain veiled in mystery, as the company that employed them has seemingly gone to ground.

Govt doesn't only react when there is violence - Mashatile

2016-05-25 22:15

Government does not wait for people to protest before addressing their needs, provincial Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says.

More crowd control lessons for rookie cops

2016-05-25 21:16

Crowd control training for rookie police officers has been increased from a few days to three weeks in response to changing times, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has said in the National Assembly.

Police, journalists must leave - Hammanskraal leader

2016-05-25 19:42

A Hammanskraal community leader has told journalists and police to leave the area as they are portraying the area as a dangerous place.

ANC 'hijacked' Hammanskraal land - DA mayoral candidate

2016-05-25 16:46

ANC officials have “hijacked” land in Hammanskraal, DA mayoral candidate in Tshwane Solly Msimanga says.

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