ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

Protesters set fire to train station in Paarl

2015-04-24 10:47

The ticketing office of a train station in Paarl has been burnt down during a protest by Mbekweni residents over demands for electricity.

City of Cape Town slams ‘thuggish’ violence

2015-04-21 16:34

City of Cape Town councillor JP Smith has condemned the transport protests that have taken place in Nyanga, after 2 buses and a large delivery vehicle were set alight.

Mariannhill erupts over poor service delivery

2015-04-21 10:39

"We have no water but they have water to spray us," a protester has said after police used teargas and water cannon to calm down unrest in Mariannhill, Durban.

Joburg's M2 cleared of protesters

2015-04-18 07:28

Police have cleared protesters off the M2 near Denver and the earlier protests around the city appeared to have calmed, Johannesburg metro police say.

Police clash with locals as peace march concludes

2015-04-16 15:18

Police and protesters chanting that foreigners should go home have clashed in central Durban at the same time that a peace march against xenophobia was reaching its conclusion.

Sentencing continues for 'poo protesters'

2015-04-16 06:53

Nine "poo protesters" will return to the Bellville Regional Court for the continuation of their sentencing procedures.

Rubber bullets used against protesting Durban pupils

2015-04-15 12:14

Police have used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse a large group of pupils from a school in Durban's KwaMashu area.

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UCT’s council has ruled that the statue of Cecil John Rhodes must be removed; the topic is trending on social networks. Watch.

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Two arrested during rioting in Cosmo City

2015-04-08 17:31

Two people have been arrested in Cosmo City where residents ran riot after the court sheriff arrived to evict families from illegally built homes in the area, Gauteng police say.

Calls for calm after foreigners, police clash in Durban

2015-04-08 14:11

KZN Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu has called for calm after riot police and foreign nationals protesting xenophobic violence clashed in the Durban city centre.

 

Shots fired, threats made in Cape Town taxi saga

2015-04-22 15:05

Two Cape Town metro police officers have been threatened as a result of the ongoing minibus taxi violence in Nyanga, the City of Cape Town says.

2 Golden Arrow buses set alight in Cape Town

2015-04-21 11:48

Numerous roads in Nyanga, Cape Town, have been closed after two Golden Arrow buses were set alight in the area.

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Residents are protesting against poor service delivery in Marianhill, KwaZulu Natal.

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Roodepoort school shut down amid allegations of fraud

2015-04-17 13:49

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has shut down the Roodepoort primary school in Davidsonville after parents and the provincial department could not agree on the future of its principal.

Durban college to resume classes after protests

2015-04-16 09:15

Teaching is expected to resume at a college in Durban this week after protests over funding, investigations into racism and staff performance.

Durban pupil protest dealt with - police

2015-04-15 12:51

A protest by pupils from a school in Durban's KwaMashu area has been dealt with, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Riot police deployed to central Durban

2015-04-13 20:47

Police have been stretched as looting of foreign owned shops continue in the Umlazi and KwaMashu areas.

Heavy police presence in Cosmo City

2015-04-09 07:47

Police are maintaining a significant presence in Cosmo City, in the north west of Johannesburg, following violent protests in the area.

Cosmo City residents run riot

2015-04-08 15:31

Gauteng police say the situation in Cosmo City is still tense after a person was shot and wounded, cars were stoned and a KFC outlet was looted when residents ran riot.

Cosmo City blocked off after protest

2015-04-08 13:56

Residents of Cosmo City, Johannesburg, have staged a protest and thrown stones after the sheriff of the court tried to evict a family from their home.

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