Protesters loot stalls in Cape Town CBD

2015-03-26 14:02

Protesters with the Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement have looted stalls in Cape Town CBD after protesting in front of the Western Cape legislature.

Water partly available in Letlhabile

2015-03-21 11:00

Parts of Letlhabile township are receiving water following protests by residents in the area.


News24 Live was on the ground during Friday's protest for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes. Here's what students had to say.

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When UCT Vice-Chancellor Max Price was unable to give students a definitive date for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, students stormed the Bremner building and vowed to stay overnight in protest. Watch.

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Violent protests are not the answer - magistrate

2015-03-19 19:24

Government is failing the people but violent protests are not the answer, an Mpumalanga magistrate says.


Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath asks poo protestor Chumani Maxwele if he believes his actions demeaned the dignity of non-white cleaners at UCT. Here's what he said. Watch.

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36 to appear in court for Thembelihle protest

2015-03-19 08:59

Thirty-six people arrested during a protest in Thembelihle near Lenasia in Johannesburg are set to appear in court.

Calm restored to Tembisa

2015-03-18 18:48

Tembisa, on the East Rand, is calm after a clinic was burnt down and shops looted during a protest in Winnie Mandela.

Violent protests not a right – Sacci

2015-03-18 13:29

While the right to protest is recognised, intimidation, and destroying infrastructure, schools, and clinics are not inherent rights when protesting, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) says.

26 arrested in Madibeng water protest

2015-03-18 10:19

Twenty six people have been arrested in Brits during protests over water, North West police say.


King George V statue defaced at UKZN

2015-03-26 10:44

A statue of King George V has been defaced at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus.

‘Council has not deliberated on changing the name of Rhodes University’

2015-03-21 07:15

The debate about a name change at Rhodes University has not come up for debate, and as such will remain, Vice Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela says.


When University of Cape Town Vice-Chancellor Max Price was unable to give students a definitive date for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, students stormed the Bremner building and vowed to stay overnight in protest.

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UCT students out in their numbers for march

2015-03-20 14:30

Student activists have marched for racial transformation at the University of Cape Town.


We're joined in studio by Chumani Maxwele who doused the statue of Cecil John Rhodes in human waste in protest protest of "white imperialism" at the institution. Watch.

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In today's headlines: a South African is killed in the Tunis attack, 22 are arrested in Johannesburg for protests and the Proteas proceed to the semi-finals. Watch.

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12 students appear for public violence

2015-03-18 22:08

Twelve students arrested for public violence have appeared in the Acornhoek Magistrate's Court, Mpumalanga police have reported.

22 held in Jeppestown after protest turns violent

2015-03-18 16:19

Twenty-two people have been arrested in Jeppestown, Johannesburg, after a planned march to Johannesburg turned violent.

4 held for violence during protest released on warning

2015-03-18 12:30

Four people arrested for public violence during a protest over water in Letlhabile have been released on a warning after appeared in the Brits Magistrate's Court.

Clinic burnt down, shops looted in electricity protest

2015-03-18 07:00

Angry Tembisa protesters have burnt down a clinic, set fire to 11 vehicles, looted foreign-owned shops and stoned taxis after illegal electricity connections were cut off.

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