ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

Surprise Khwezi protest should never happen again - top cop

2016-08-24 11:12

Police are looking at finding ways to make sure they are never again surprised by a protest similar to the “Remember Khwezi" one, acting national commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has told Parliament.

Walter Sisulu University students arrested during N2 protest

2016-08-20 17:10

Ten students have been arrested during a protest at the Walter Sisulu University's Bika campus, Eastern Cape police say.

2 arrested after Cullinan protests

2016-08-13 14:30

Two men have been arrested on charges of public violence after a protest in Refilwe, in the Cullinan diamond mining region this week, police say.

Four classrooms destroyed in Vuwani fire

2016-08-10 07:06

A block of four classrooms has been destroyed in a fire in Vuwani, Limpopo police say - months after dozens of schools were burnt down during protests in the area.

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.

 

Man arrested, rubber bullets fired in Durban protest

2016-08-21 20:38

One man has been arrested after several skirmishes between police and protesters in Chesterville, Durban, at the weekend.

Cops, security use paintball and rubber bullets against UKZN students

2016-08-17 12:01

Police and security guards have fired paintball pellets and rubber bullets at protesting students at the UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus.

Tshwane to assess damage following violent Refilwe protest

2016-08-12 13:41

The City of Tshwane is counting the cost of a violent protest in Refilwe, Cullinan, where municipal property was damaged after residents took to the streets to protest.

Kliptown protest: JMPD urges motorists to avoid area

2016-07-27 18:11

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has urged motorists to avoid Boundary and Union roads in Kliptown due to protest action.

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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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