ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

Plan to help Vuwani pupils affected by protests - Dept

2015-09-04 16:49

The Limpopo education department is working on a plan to help pupils affected by a five-day protest in Vuwani, a spokesperson says.

Police, protesters clash in Limpopo town

2015-09-03 19:44

Police have clashed with protesters, who hurled stones at them with catapults, in Vuwani, Limpopo, as a demonstration against the newly established municipality heated up.

Police monitor tense Soshanguve after violent protests

2015-09-03 14:00

Vehicles and buildings have been burnt in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria, in a protest by municipal workers over payments from the municipality, police say.

Temporary interdict against Elsenburg protests granted

2015-09-02 19:57

The Western Cape's Department of Agriculture has been granted a temporary interdict barring any further disruptions at the Elsenburg Agricultural Institute near Stellenbosch.

Durban officials to meet disgruntled residents after N2 protest

2015-09-01 11:36

The eThekwini Municipality says it will meet residents from the Ridge View transit camp after they burnt tyres and barricaded the N2 highway.

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We need the best principal, regardless of race - Roodepoort community

2015-08-31 13:52

Davidsonville residents say they will accept a properly appointed principal at the troubled Roodepoort Primary School, regardless of race.

Discontent brewing in PE over 'failed promises'

2015-08-27 14:14

Parents in Port Elizabeth's Northern Areas have vowed their children will not write the annual national assessment exams this year, unless the education department makes good on the promises to ease the plight at schools.

Protests at farm owned by Zuma confidante

2015-08-27 11:29

KwaZulu-Natal farmers have rallied around protesting farmworkers who are alleging ill treatment on a Mooi River farm believed to belong to a business tycoon who has links to President Jacob Zuma.

Malema calls for tolerance after clashes at Tshwane campuses

2015-08-26 20:26

Tree branches and stones have been used as weapons at the Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campus when a fight broke out between members of the EFF and rival student group, Pasma.

 

UKZN students armed with rocks, sticks disrupt classes

2015-09-03 21:14

Armed with rocks and sticks, students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Edgewood campus have disrupted classes.

Riot police fire rubber bullets at Unisa student protesters in Durban

2015-09-03 14:35

Riot police have fired rubber bullets and closed Stalwart Simelane Street in Durban as nearly 1 000 disgruntled Unisa students gathered in a protest.

Municipal vehicles set alight in Soshanguve protest

2015-09-03 11:49

Five municipal vehicles and a guardroom have been burnt at the Soshanguve municipal offices north of Pretoria during an apparent protest by Public Works employees.

Violent protest at Anglo's Mogalakwena mine

2015-09-02 18:36

A war has erupted between police and residents living near Anglo American’s Mogalakwena Platinum Mine as local citizens blockade roads, demanding jobs from the mining company.

Unisa 'notes' student protests on Durban campus

2015-08-31 19:59

The University of SA says it has "noted" protests at its Durban campus and sent its registrar to meet with students to discuss their concerns.

Limpopo police warn motorists to avoid road hit by protests

2015-08-31 14:20

Police in Limpopo have warned motorists to avoid the road between Vuwani and Louis Trichardt, north east of Polokwane, where protesters have set up blockades.

We will force our school open - Roodepoort residents

2015-08-31 10:47

Parents and pupils have vowed to forcibly reopen Roodepoort Primary School, saying a mediation task team has been ineffective.

Court sets aside suspension of Wits EFF students

2015-08-27 13:08

The High Court in Johannesburg has set aside the decision by Wits University to suspend seven students, including six EFF-affiliated students, but the SRC elections must continue without them.

EFF using students as cannon fodder: ANC

2015-08-26 22:19

The ANC has accused the EFF of using students as cannon fodder after stun grenades were fired during a campus clash between rivals for the Student Representative Council.

Stun grenades used in EFF, Pasma clash

2015-08-26 17:32

Stun grenades have been used to disperse a crowd of Pasma members at the Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campus, shortly after EFF leader Julius Malema arrived to hear their grievances.

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