Protests erupted in Cape Town's CBD ahead of the State of the Nation Address. See the pictures here.

Protests erupted in Cape Town's CBD ahead of the State of the Nation Address. See the pictures here.

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EFF, ANC members clash ahead of SONA

2016-02-11 17:30

Police used stun grenades to disperse EFF and ANC members who clashed on Adderley Street near Parliament.

'Zille must ask other animals for votes, not us monkeys'

2016-02-11 15:42

Western Cape premier and former DA leader Helen Zille should not bother asking black people to vote for her party, members of the Ses'khona People's Rights Movement says.

Ses'khona march unauthorised - City of Cape Town

2016-02-11 11:30

Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement are taking to the streets, this despite the group only having permission for a gathering in the CBD on Thursday.

Student protests have ended - NMMU

2016-02-10 18:49

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has declared an end to two days of protests following “ongoing engagement” between students and management.

Permission granted for SONA protests

2016-02-08 16:15

Thousands of people representing three organisations have been granted permission to protest in the Cape Town CBD on the day President Jacob Zuma presents his State of the Nation address.

Angry workers block TUT students on first day back

2016-02-01 12:57

Tshwane University of Technology students say they are being turned away by protesting staff who had reportedly blocked the main entrance.

Cosatu protests against new tax law in PMB

2016-01-29 18:00

Cosatu members have protested against a new tax law affecting their pensions in Pietermaritzburg.

Gunshots fly in Durban electricity protest

2016-01-28 09:39

Riot police have had to be called to disperse protesters who barricaded roads outside the Dalton Men’s Hostel in central Durban.

Thousands of DA supporters march in Joburg

2016-01-27 12:30

Thousands of DA supporters have hit the streets of Johannesburg in a sea of blue to march for jobs.


If Zuma loves SA, he must step down - Pretoria #ZumaMustFall marchers

2016-02-11 17:49

Organisers of the #ZumaMustFall march in Pretoria have added their voices to the call that President Jacob Zuma put the interests of the country first and resign.

Protesters in face-off with police near Parliament

2016-02-11 16:37

Razor wire and more police reinforcements have been rolled out near Parliament after hundreds of Ses'khona People's Rights Movement members attempted to break through a barrier fence and make their way onto the parliamentary precinct.

Protester: 'That germ from Germany, Helen Zille, must go'

2016-02-11 12:55

Members of the Ses'khona People's Rights Movement are marching in Cape Town, calling on Western Cape Premier to go as she is not delivering.

Planned ANC gathering not approved by City of Cape Town

2016-02-10 20:06

The Western Cape ANC plans to march through Cape Town to celebrate the 26th anniversary of former president Nelson Mandela's release from prison, ahead of the State of the Nation address.

Khoi, San protesters leave Parliament empty handed

2016-02-08 19:04

A delegation of frustrated Khoi and San representatives have left Parliament empty handed after gathering outside to demand feedback from government on a list of their demands, including land restitution.

Khoi, San activists shoot arrow into Parliament precinct

2016-02-08 13:20

Disgruntled activists for Khoi and San rights have declared war as they tried to push through the gates at Parliament during a protest.

Paramedics hindered as Durban bus strike blocks major roads

2016-02-01 11:45

Paramedics have had restricted access to various parts of Durban after bus drivers embarked on a protest over salary package disputes.

Limpopo pupils boycott classes

2016-01-29 14:13

Pupils at two Limpopo schools have vowed to continue their boycott of classes in protest against a shortage of maths, physical science, and life science teachers.

PICS: Rubber bullets, stun grenades fired in TUT clash

2016-01-27 14:27

Police have fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at the Tshwane University of Technology after a group of people wearing Sasco T-shirts clashed with protesting workers.

White supremacists 'third force' behind #FeesMustFall protests – ANCYL

2016-01-24 19:28

White supremacists are behind the #FeesMustFall protests and are funding violent protest action, the ANC Youth League says.

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