ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

Khayelitsha residents build makeshift speed bumps after man killed by speeding taxi

2017-06-28 08:21

Angry residents took to the streets after a speeding taxi hit and killed a man while he was crossing Mew Way at Ndlovini informal settlement in Khayelitsha.

Community hall shut down after protesters set it alight

2017-06-27 13:50

Protest action in the Joe Slovo community in Milnerton has caused severe damage to property, a city of Cape Town official says.

eThekwini mayor snubs 'angry' Abahlali shack dwellers

2017-06-26 17:31

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has snubbed thousands of shack dwellers who were wanting to hand over their memorandum of grievances to her personally, Abahlali BaseMjondolo says.

Denosa members torch nursing council property following exam leak, intimidate staff

2017-06-26 08:16

Premises of the South African Nursing Council have been set alight, property has been damaged and staff members were intimidated, the council has said.

Police, NPA want land occupiers 'punished by the courts'

2017-06-24 09:53

Seventeen people arrested in connection with protests against shack demolitions in Wells Estate, Port Elizabeth, have appeared in the Motherwell Magistrate's Court.

Tshwane mayor wants to build wall to separate clashing communities

2017-06-22 20:45

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga wants to build a wall to separate two communities, after battles erupted between Mamelodi home owners and residents of a neighbouring informal settlement.

Houses petrol-bombed during Mamelodi protest

2017-06-22 09:31

Houses have been petrol-bombed in Mamelodi overnight during a protest, apparently over a damaged power transformer.

Calm returns to PMB township

2017-06-20 18:14

Calm has returned to the Imbali Township in Pietermaritzburg following a day of unrest where residents complained over the high cost of electricity.

Bakkie drivers protest against law banning lifts to learners

2017-06-20 06:36

People who transport school learners in the Eastern Cape are angry that the National Road Traffic Act prohibits them from transporting students on the back of a bakkie.

Unnotified gatherings tend to become more violent - court hears

2017-06-15 18:44

The purpose of prosecuting protest convenors who fail to notify authorities of gatherings is to deter violence and increase peaceful assemblies, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

 

National taxi strike looming, warns Santaco KZN

2017-06-27 19:33

The SA National Taxi Council in KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated that they might stage a national taxi strike in July "if an anticipated meeting with government fails to yield positive results".

Warring Mamelodi communities to meet - City of Tshwane

2017-06-26 22:05

Police have left Mahube Valley Extension One in Mamelodi, where residents have been clashing with residents of an informal settlement next-door over illegal electricity connections.

9 arrested after Benoni protest turns violent

2017-06-26 14:44

Police say nine people have been arrested in Benoni after a violent protest.

Nurses union SG arrested after exam cancellation protest

2017-06-24 12:20

The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union (YNITU) intends bringing an urgent bail application for the release of its secretary general Mdu Ndlovu, who has been arrested following clashes outside the SA Nursing Council.

Zwane 'chased away' from Mpumalanga mining indaba

2017-06-23 11:38

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has had to be whisked away from an angry crowd closing in on him at a community meeting in Mpumalanga.

Mamelodi residents clash over basic services

2017-06-22 14:38

Residents of an informal settlement next to Mahube Valley Extension One in Mamelodi say they are surrendering after clashes with their neighbours.

Security guards deployed to UWC exam venues

2017-06-20 20:20

Mid-year examinations at the University of the Western Cape continued with security guards securing the entrances following disruptions at its venues.

Truck burnt as protesters take to the streets

2017-06-20 17:35

A group of protesters held up a truck and set it alight during a protest in Doringkop near KwaDukuza, north of Durban.

Angry Maritzburg residents threaten to disrupt Mandela Marathon

2017-06-19 14:25

Residents of Imbali in Pietermaritzburg have vowed to disrupt the Mandela Marathon if their demands to drop the price of electricity are not addressed.

Taxi strike called off

2017-06-15 12:37

The Department of Transport says the taxi strike in Midrand has been called off following an agreement between the South African National Taxi Association and SA Taxi Finance Holdings.

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