ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

eNCA reporter attacked in Meyerton protest

2016-07-22 15:21

An eNCA journalist has been attacked during a service delivery protest in Meyerton, the broadcaster says.

WATCH: Kenyan Clergy 'cleanse' legislative assembly infested with rats

2016-07-15 12:27

A popular bishop and pastors in Kenya reportedly "cleansed" a local government county assembly through prayer after it was infested with rats during a protest by activists.

N2 at Ballito reopened as cops crack down

2016-07-12 09:04

The N2 near Ballito has been reopened to traffic after it was temporarily closed by protesters stoning cars.

eThekwini Municipality bus, truck petrol-bombed during protest

2016-07-09 17:35

A group of protesters from the Kennedy Road informal settlement have petrol bombed an eThekwini Municipality bus and truck.

28 NFP supporters arrested for public violence near Ulundi

2016-07-05 11:27

Supporters of the National Freedom Party have been arrested after they blockaded a busy road on the turn-off to Ulundi near Melmoth, police say.

Equal Education slams MEC for dodging pupils

2016-07-01 20:19

Equal Education has criticised Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer for not speaking to 80 school children who protested outside her house about a recent education audit.

SABC journalists in Joburg ‘locked in’ building

2016-07-01 12:07

Journalists at the SABC’s head office in Johannesburg have reportedly been locked in the building, and prevented from joining a protest outside in support of journalist’s rights.

Journalists show united front at Cape Town SABC protest

2016-07-01 09:33

Motorists driving past the SABC office in Sea Point have been hooting in support for around 100 picketing journalists shouting "Hlaudi must go!"

N2 near Cape Town airport closed due to protests

2016-07-01 07:13

Protest action near Cape Town International Airport has resulted in the N2 inbound being closed to traffic, with motorists being diverted to alternative routes.

Western Cape ANC condemns pre-election violence on N2

2016-06-30 10:12

The ANC in the Western Cape has condemned the pre-election violence which led to two buses being burnt on the N2 in Cape Town.

 
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Zim government always deals with dissent in repressive ways - professor

Zimbabweans have been urged to observe a two-day national #ShutDownZim campaign in protest to the government's alleged mismanagement of the country. Professor Brian Raftopoulos, a Zimbabwe activist and research fellow weighs in. Watch.

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2 dead as Durban hospital strike boils over

2016-07-14 20:23

Two people have been shot dead during a confrontation between strikers and security guards at King Edward VIII hospital.

N2 closed as protests rock Ballito

2016-07-12 08:03

Violent protest action has closed the N2 and other arterial roads that surround the informal settlement of Shaka's Head near Ballito in KwaZulu-Natal.

Travelling to Zim? Here's why SA drivers should know restrictions

2016-07-05 17:06

'We urge anyone travelling to Zimbabwe through Beitbridge to avail themselves of the situation first before attempting to cross there,' warns the Automobile Association as protests at the major border crossing continue.

Pensioner who protested for weeks at Parliament dies

2016-07-04 20:49

One of the elderly people protesting outside Parliament over pension payments has died, says a representative.

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SABC censorship: Are we going back to apartheid?

Members of the media and the public protested outside the SABC’s head office in Auckland Park in solidarity with the employees suspended for standing up against changes to the public broadcaster’s editorial policy.

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Cosatu says keeping Zuma avoids ANC ‘bleeding’

2016-07-01 09:33

President Jacob Zuma will likely serve out his term despite being embroiled in allegations of graft because ousting him would damage the ruling party.

Cape Town protesters cause 6 car pile-up

2016-07-01 09:03

Protesters blockading the N2 near the Borcherds Quarry Road turn-off have caused a six car pile-up.

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WATCH: Anger over election candidates to erupt nationwide?

On Wednesday evening buses we torched on Cape Town's N2 after residents of the nearby Barcelona informal settlement protested over ward councillor candidates for the 2016 provincial elections. This follows similar protests in Tshwane last week. Watch.

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'Is it necessary to loot and destroy during protests?'

2016-06-30 08:02

We live in one of the world's most unequal countries so it's probably unwise for us to create more inequality by destroying support systems, writes Faatimah Hendricks.

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