ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

15 UFS students face disciplinary hearing

2016-06-28 17:17

Several UFS students allegedly involved in the Varsity Cup rugby match fight at Shimla Park, have appeared before a disciplinary hearing.

SACP suspends 5 district members implicated in Tshwane unrest

2016-06-26 19:30

The South African Communist Party in Gauteng has resolved to suspend with immediate effect five District Executive Committee members implicated in the Tshwane unrest.

Tshwane unrest dominated SA media coverage despite no SABC footage

2016-06-26 14:33

The Tshwane protests dominated South African news this week despite the SABC decision to censor coverage of violent unrest, while abroad, the Brexit story had a major impact on headlines across the globe.

Business looting won't be tolerated – minister

2016-06-26 11:43

The looting of small businesses in Tshwane was unacceptable and would not be tolerated, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has said, adding that violence aimed at foreign traders had no place in a democratic society.

Cops in running battles with looters in Mabopane

2016-06-23 22:22

Police engaged in running battles with looters in Mabopane on Thursday night.

Looters hit Ga-Rankuwa Shoprite while police have their hands full

2016-06-23 10:06

The heavy steel door of a supermarket in Ga-Rankuwa's Zone 6 stood cleaved open, with this being the latest store to be looted overnight.

Silke: Tshwane violence represents what’s wrong with SA. A flash-forward to August.

2016-06-23 07:14

Outrage in Tshwane highlights a huge disconnect between ANC supporters and the party itself, and concern that all nominations belong to Zuma’s back pocket brigade.

News24 reporters assaulted, intimidated by cops during Tshwane unrest

2016-06-22 16:42

Two News24 journalists covering protests in Ga-Rankuwa in Pretoria have opened a case after they were assaulted and intimidated by police officers.

Motorists warned after N2 protests near Sir Lowry's Pass

2016-06-22 14:37

Motorists travelling on the N2 outbound near Somerset West have been warned to be cautious following protest action at Sir Lowry’s Pass Village at the foot of the pass.

'No help, baba': Helpless Soshanguve shop owners recount moments of terror

2016-06-22 13:00

Shop owners in Soshanguve have recounted the moments of terror at the hands of armed gangs of looters who marauded through the streets of the township at night.

 

Has South Africa reached rock bottom?

2016-06-28 07:36

Has South Africa reached rock bottom and are we about to turn the corner, or is it going to get a lot worse first, asks Max du Preez.

Tshwane protest report show ANC puts politicians above people – DA

2016-06-26 16:59

The Democratic Alliance has accused the ANC of putting politicians above ordinary people during the recent unrest in Tshwane following a report that police were told to protect minister's homes in in the city.

Zuma's silence on Tshwane violence shameful – Maimane

2016-06-26 14:24

President Jacob Zuma should come out of hiding and speak out against the violent protests in Tshwane in which five people died, the DA has said after its federal council held in eThekwini.

Methodist church slams pre-election violence

2016-06-26 08:24

The Methodist Church of Southern Africa has called on faith leaders to become the voices of reason after the spate of elections-related violence in the country.

BREAKING: Journalists, cops find two more bodies in looting aftermath

2016-06-23 10:51

Two people have been killed at Mabopane Central City shopping centre in Tshwane after the area was hit by violent protests and looting overnight.

LISTEN: We need urgent backup - Tshwane cops under attack run out of rubber bullets

2016-06-23 07:21

Police officers under attack from looters in Mabopane City ran out of rubber bullets and urgently called for backup, it has emerged.

Shots heard in Mabopane as looting continues - As it happened

2016-06-22 19:30

Residents and reporters in Mabopane, Pretoria, say gunshots can be heard while looting continues in the area. Police have also reportedly requested urgent backup.

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WATCH: Police fire rubber bullets at Ga-Rankuwa protesters

News24's Jeff Wicks reports that police officers from across the province have responded to flashpoints of looting in Ga-Rankua. Watch.

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Ramokgopa's promises must be kept, say protesters

2016-06-22 14:10

Protesting residents of Malusi informal settlement in Pretoria West have taken to the streets to demand that the promises made by current Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa be fulfilled.

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WATCH: Pretoria protestors clean up after tense police standoff ends

Protesters from Gomora informal settlement have decided to end a standoff with police and clean up their barricades in Pretoria Gardens, Tshwane, after a community meeting soothed tensions.

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