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One dead, buildings torched in night of Hout Bay protests

2017-07-22 11:37

One man was shot dead, while an ANC office and community leaders’ houses were set alight during a volatile night in Mandela Park and Imizamo Yethu informal settlement in Hout Bay.

MiWay's all white board of directors equals 'theft' - BLF argues

2017-07-21 21:42

Insurance company MiWay is guilty of theft because all its directors are white, Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has argued.

On average, every worker supports 15 dependents - Police union

2017-07-20 20:10

Police union Sapu says every 10111 call centre employee supports on average 15 dependents and it wants their salaries increased by about R50 000 per annum.

Cape Flats protests keep police busy

2017-07-20 17:38

Protestors burning tyres and blocking roads in two separate incidents in Langa and Ravensmead, Cape Town, have kept police officials busy, Western Cape police said.

Dead body halts service delivery protest

2017-07-19 14:59

An eviction protest has come to an abrupt halt when the protesters fleeing from police stumbled on the body of a dead man.

G20 riots caused up to $13.8m insurance damage - Germany

2017-07-18 19:26

A group representing German insurers has said the rioting that accompanied the Group of 20 (G20) summit earlier this month could cost insurance companies up to $13.8m.

Security guards demand to be in-sourced by Tshwane

2017-07-17 22:22

Hundreds of security guards marched to Tshwane House in Pretoria CBD on Monday, demanding that City of Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga permanently employ 3 000 security guards and end outsourcing.

Tiny tots at Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund party protest against abuse

2017-07-14 17:34

Little ones took to the streets of Johannesburg to say enough is enough, stop abusing women and children.

George mayor asks for 7 days to respond to protesters

2017-07-12 19:10

Protesters in Thembalethu have dispersed after George Mayor Melvin Naik has asked for a week to respond to their service delivery and housing grievances.

Man shot during KZN protest

2017-07-12 11:35

A man has been shot and injured during a protest in Nkobong, north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

 

City-hired security company suspends 250 employees

2017-07-22 07:43

About 250 workers at iMvula Quality Protection say they have been suspended for protesting over their working conditions.

Misinformation fuelled violent protest in Imizamo Yethu – community worker

2017-07-21 20:00

Community worker Kenny Tokwe has said that misinformation about evictions in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, fuelled violent protests in the community.

Community leaders' houses set alight in Hout Bay protest

2017-07-20 17:56

Protesters in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, burnt down the houses of two community leaders on Thursday afternoon during ongoing protest action in the area.

Traffic diverted as roads blocked by protesters in Mamelodi East

2017-07-20 10:48

Burning tyres and blocked roads have greeted authorities as a service delivery protest broke out in Mamelodi East.

Police officers deployed to 10111 centres due to strike

2017-07-18 21:51

The SAPS says 10111 emergency call centres will operate as normal when an estimated 5 000 call centre operators go on strike.

Organisers of 'affordable housing' conference in Cape Town try to bar housing activists

2017-07-18 13:21

Organisers of an affordable housing conference at the swish African Pride Hotel in Cape Town have tried, unsuccessfully, to bar entrance to housing activists from Reclaim the City.

Making room for true protest

2017-07-16 06:35

As the statue of Cecil John Rhodes was being airlifted from its plinth on the upper campus of UCT, I was standing with my sister and her friend, avoiding selfies and trying to tap into the elation of the collective labour that led to this historic moment, writes Thulile Gamedze.

Protesting Pretoria West residents clash with cops

2017-07-13 12:07

Police have fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades at protesting Pretoria West residents, who have returned fire with slingshots and stones.

Mamelodi residents protest over electricity cuts

2017-07-12 16:22

Residents of Nellmapius in Mamelodi East have taken to the streets in protest after being without electricity for 24 hours.

Buses torched in Atteridgeville protest

2017-07-12 09:59

Two buses have been torched and a third damaged in Atteridgeville, Tshwane, during protests about housing, police say.

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