HEADLINES: Bus protest violence, baby found in plastic bag and TransAsia crash

In today's news headlines: buses are stoned in Mamelodi, the body of baby girl is found wrapped in plastic & reasons for the TransAsia crash emerge. Watch.

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Commuters left stranded as taxi operators stop AutoPax buses in Mamelodi

2015-07-01 09:37

Bus operator AutoPax was unable to start its engines on its first day in Mamelodi amid protests from taxi operators in a move that left scores of commuters stranded across the sprawling township.

Stun grenades, bullets used to disperse Knysna protesters

2015-06-19 17:35

A portion of the N2 outside Knysna has been re-opened after police dispersed residents said to be protesting over municipal service delivery issues.

Durban taxi operators face Terrorism Act charges

2015-06-11 09:02

A Durban prosecutor intends charging men who participated in a violent minibus taxi strike last month in terms of the Terrorism Act, a report says.

Free State residents burn clinic, police station during protests

2015-06-10 19:18

Intabazwe residents in Harrismith, Free State, have set a clinic and a satellite police station on fire during what appeared to be service delivery protests, police say.

Ward boundary changes at the heart of Durban protest

2015-06-04 09:09

A protest involving about 300 people in Durban's KwaMakutha township was caused by unhappiness over a change in ward boundaries and problems with service delivery, officials and police say.

Police keep eye on warring Cape Town residents

2015-06-01 13:05

Tensions remain high in Philippi East, Cape Town, following days of conflict between residents of neighbouring areas, which has resulted three deaths and property damage estimated at R20m.

Hundreds march through Pretoria to demand changes at Prasa

2015-05-28 13:50

Approximately 700 unionists have marched through Pretoria to protest against alleged nepotism and corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

121 students arrested in Richards Bay protest

2015-05-27 16:24

KwaZulu-Natal Police have arrested 121 students following protests at the Technical Vocational Education and Training college in Richards Bay, police say.

City 'backs down' over Durban taxi protests

2015-05-27 14:42

The eThekwini Municipality has apparently backed down in the face of threats from the minibus taxi industry and agreed to release an estimated 300 taxis that were impounded.

WATCH: Communication Workers Union members protest outside MTN

Strike action against South Africa’s second-biggest mobile network MTN has not ended yet, as Communication Workers Union members protested outside MTN's Fairland office.

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Soweto residents protest against power cuts

2015-06-26 18:05

Diepkloof residents in Soweto have gone on a rampage, protesting against power cuts in their area, Johannesburg metro police say.

Durban taxi protesters get bail

2015-06-12 21:31

Fifteen men facing terrorism charges over a violent taxi protest have been granted bail in the Durban Magistrate’s Court.

Protests rock Durban township

2015-06-10 20:42

More than 1 000 people have been dispersed by police in Durban’s Lindelani township after staging protests over a lack of housing and speed humps.

Power cuts behind Soweto violence

2015-06-08 11:08

Power cuts caused by illegal collections led to violence and looting of shops in Dube, Soweto, Eskom says.

Three arrested in Durban service delivery protest

2015-06-03 20:06

Police have arrested three people following service delivery protests in KwaMakutha in Durban.

Western Cape protests blamed on grievances, non-delivery

2015-05-29 09:33

Party-political grievances and non-delivery of services have resulted in 14% of all nationwide protests taking place in the Western Cape, the Institute of Race Relations says.

Man dies, trucks, bakkies set alight in Cape Town protest

2015-05-28 12:01

Two men have been arrested and one man has died after protest action turned violent in the Phillipi East area of Cape Town.

R300 reopened after protest

2015-05-27 15:01

The R300 has been reopened after striking workers barricaded it with burning tyres earlier this afternoon.

Protests increase by nearly 100% since 2010

2015-05-27 14:03

There has been a 96% increase in protests in South Africa since 2010, research by the SA Institute of Race Relations has revealed.

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