ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

Activities at TUT campus suspended for second day amid protests

2017-05-25 20:28

Classes at the main campus of the Tshwane University of Technology have been suspended for a second day as protest action by security guards, who are part of the #Outsourcingmustfall movement, continues.

TUT to reopen on Thursday under police protection

2017-05-24 21:02

Classes on the main campus of the Tshwane University of Technology will reopen on Thursday under the watchful eye of police after classes were suspended following protest action by staff who are part of the #OutsourcingMustFall movement.

Protesters petrol bomb metro bus in Roodepoort

2017-05-24 16:14

Protesters from the Princess informal settlement in Roodepoort, Johannesburg have petrol bombed a metro bus injuring four people, Johannesburg Metro Police says.

Biggest land occupation in Cape Town in recent years is taking place

2017-05-24 08:32

Tensions have simmered in Khayelitsha as residents flout interdicts preventing occupation of open land at a number of sites.

Protesters try to disrupt UP open day

2017-05-20 13:05

A small group of student protesters have tried to disrupt the University of Pretoria's open day.

Service delivery protesters block roads in Diepkloof

2017-05-19 18:46

Drivers have had to find alternative routes as the intersection at Immink street and Eben Cuyler drive in Diepkloof, Soweto was barricaded by service delivery protesters.

Nehawu protesters arrested after violent clash

2017-05-19 13:36

Three protesters have been arrested following a brief clash with police at the University of Pretoria where teargas was deployed and Nehawu members retaliated by throwing stones.

30 Huawei protesters arrested

2017-05-17 21:58

About 30 people have been arrested for blocking Grayston Drive in Sandton during a protest, Johannesburg metro police says.

2 arrested for public violence in Leratong protest

2017-05-17 13:07

Police are monitoring the situation in Leratong village near Kagiso on the West Rand after a service delivery protest broke out.

Do not destroy things during protests – Dlamini-Zuma

2017-05-15 20:38

ANC heavyweight Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has told thousands who braved the cold and rain to attend the naming of a municipality after her, that they must refrain from violent protests.

 

Unpaid municipal staff down tools in Pietermaritzburg CBD

2017-05-25 11:47

Msunduzi Municipality staff members downed tools, halting traffic in the Pietermaritzburg central business district after it emerged that they had not been paid.

Police monitoring Diepkloof after service delivery protests

2017-05-24 21:02

Motorists have been urged to use alternative routes as Immink Drive, which runs through zone 2 and 5 of Diepkloof in Soweto, has been blockaded due to service delivery protests.

Teargas, stun grenades used to disperse protesters in Diepkloof

2017-05-24 08:45

Gauteng police have used teargas and stun grenades to disperse protesters who were blocking several roads in Diepkloof, Soweto.

Protesters vandalise Verulam foster care home

2017-05-22 14:01

A foster care home has been vandalised and its guard room and factory burnt during a protest in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

IPID to investigate death of Mpumalanga boy killed during protest

2017-05-19 22:23

Police are investigating a case of murder and attempted murder after a 16-year-old Mpumalanga boy was shot.

Nehawu threatens to shut down University of Pretoria open day

2017-05-19 18:24

Nehawu members have vowed to shut down the University of Pretoria’s open day if their demands are not met.

Official goes to court following suspension over Zuma protest

2017-05-17 22:54

The government official who was suspended after taking part in a protest march against President Jacob Zuma, has turned to the Labour Court to have the suspension lifted.

Limpopo parents threaten school shutdown over classroom shortage

2017-05-17 19:18

Parents of children at a village high school near Polokwane have threatened to shut down schools in the Sekhukhune district unless the Limpopo education department builds more classrooms to end serious overcrowding.

SACP protesters call on entire Eskom board to resign

2017-05-16 13:02

The Western Cape SACP has staged an illegal protest in front of the Cape Town Convention Centre, calling for the entire Eskom board to resign.

Molefe reappointment: Cope, DA protest outside Eskom HQ

2017-05-15 13:06

A group of Cope and DA supporters have protested outside Eskom's Megawatt Park in Midrand, Johannesburg, saying they do not want Brian Molefe to be reappointed as CEO of the parastatal.

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