ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

March against Xenophobia takes to the streets of Johannesburg

2017-03-28 05:01

The Coalition against Xenophobia will be hosting a march in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.

Limpopo health workers' strike continues

2017-03-27 19:36

The Limpopo Department of Health will implement a 'no work, no pay' policy, as health workers in the province defy calls to return to work.

Reclaim the City occupiers vow to stay until demands are met

2017-03-27 11:23

Protesters who have occupied Cape Town's Woodstock Hospital and Helen Bowden Nurses Home have vowed to stay put until the city reverses the sale of the Tafelberg site in Sea Point.

Slow start for ANCYL Ballito Junction Mall march

2017-03-23 12:49

ANCYL demonstrators are slowly gathering in Shakas Head in preparation for their march to the Ballito Junction Mall ahead of its grand opening.

Eight arrested for Mzimhlophe public violence

2017-03-20 20:35

Eight people have been arrested for public violence during a protest in Mzimhlophe, Soweto.

Police fire rubber bullets at protesters in Masiphumelele

2017-03-19 20:17

Police have fired rubber bullets at protesting residents from the Masiphumelele township in Cape Town, executive director for safety and security Richard Bosman said.

Education official locked up in stinky school toilets

2017-03-17 22:44

A school governing body and parents’ anger about conditions at a Strand school has resulted in the principal and a Western Cape education department official being locked in "smelly toilets".

Parents block entrance to Meadowlands school

2017-03-16 19:14

Parents of pupils at Kwa-Phalo Primary School in Meadowlands, Soweto, have blocked the entrance to the school, preventing staff and pupils from entering.

Cosas demands still water for Gauteng schools - department

2017-03-15 21:35

The Congress of South African Students has made a demand for "still water" at schools in a memorandum to the Gauteng education department.

Arrests after Masiphumelele protest cuts cycle tour short

2017-03-13 22:15

A protest by residents of Masiphumelele to draw attention to land issues in the area cut the Cape Town Cycle Tour short, says a community leader.

 

Reason behind Eshowe protest not yet clear

2017-03-27 20:48

Umlalazi Mayor Thelumoya Zulu says he is not yet sure what the protest, that brought the town of Eshowe to standstill, was about.

Pimville residents protest against Eskom's prepaid meters

2017-03-27 14:06

Police have brought a protest in Soweto against the installation of prepaid electricity meters under control.

Protest brings Eshowe to standstill

2017-03-27 10:24

Residents of Eshowe, northern KwaZulu-Natal, have staged a service delivery protest.

Talks end protest at Kruger Park's Pafuri gate

2017-03-22 18:46

An 11th-hour meeting between protesting residents of Ha-Mutele and the Kruger National Park’s management has put the brakes on a protest at the park’s Pafuri gate.

Police stop anti-immigrant march in Rosettenville

2017-03-20 10:02

Police have stopped a march against "drugs, prostitution, property theft and brothels" in Rosettenville, south of Johannesburg.

‘Government only listens to protests’

2017-03-19 06:01

South African voters surveyed before last year’s municipal elections indicated that they had high levels of dissatisfaction with government, and that they would like to see some improvement.

Protesters demand release of arson suspects

2017-03-17 12:38

The arrests of two men for allegedly burning a shack owned by a man they suspected of murder has sparked a fiery protest.

Nehawu not striking at Sassa

2017-03-16 14:51

Nehawu members at Sassa are not on strike and have no immediate plans to do so, unlike like their colleagues at the Department of Social Development, a union official has said.

ANCYL intensifies campaign against Absa

2017-03-15 18:29

The ANC Youth League has staged a protest at an Absa bank branch in central Pietermaritzburg, as part of efforts to pressure the bank to repay an apartheid-era bailout.

Protesters barricade roads in Riverlea

2017-03-13 10:05

Protesters have barricaded roads in Riverlea, Johannesburg with burning tyres and rocks, according to Johannesburg Metro Police.

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