Staff stage protest at Drakenstein prison

2017-02-21 11:29

A protest has broken out at Drakenstein Prison in Paarl, with staff blocking off the entrance gate amid allegations of racism at the correctional centre.

Nehawu plans Budget day marches

2017-02-20 17:22

Nehawu says it will march in five provinces on Budget day to say "no" to more austerity measures.

Protesters barricade roads in Duduza

2017-02-20 10:21

Protesters have barricaded roads in Duduza, on the East Rand, with burning tyres, rubble and rocks, say Ekurhuleni Metro Police.

Violence breaks out in Pretoria West

2017-02-18 13:30

Violence has broken out in Pretoria West as community members vowed to rid the area of drugs and prostitution.

Children study in middle of Eastern Cape road in protest

2017-02-15 21:47

A group of Mdeni Senior Secondary School pupils in Alice sat down to study on the R53 road to demand the keys to newly-built classrooms.

Rosettenville vigilante violence leaves Malawian family homeless

2017-02-14 09:23

Elube Mwalwen, her husband Albert Mwanza and their baby son are sleeping on the streets after vigilantes torched the Rosettenville, Johannesburg home they were renting a room in.

More than 10 houses burnt in Rosettenville protest

2017-02-11 21:15

At least 10 houses suspected to belong to drug lords and brothel owners have been set alight during a protest in Rosettenville, Gauteng police say.

Protests start up ahead of SONA

2017-02-09 14:57

Protesters, some armed with sjamboks, are making their way through the city centre ahead of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address.

Student protests close DUT, Walter Sisulu campus

2017-02-08 22:37

Both the Durban University of Technology and Walter Sisulu University have been closed following student protests on the campuses.

Ten arrested following violent protest in Bela-Bela

2017-02-07 22:18

Ten people have been arrested after Bela-Bela residents petrol-bombed the mayor's private car and torched a building in the area.


Police fire rubber bullets at Port Elizabeth Spar protesters

2017-02-20 21:06

Several protesters were injured when police used teargas and rubber bullets to disperse about 50 people picketing outside the Zonke Superspar in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth.

Stun grenades fired to disperse protesters outside Gauteng SOPA

2017-02-20 12:56

Police have fired stun grenades to disperse a group of EFF members protesting outside Gauteng Premier David Makhura's State of the Province Address.

Everyone should support the student protests

2017-02-19 06:10

Shandu Ramugadi writes about a student activist who was one of the few leaders not arrested during the #FeesMustFall protests, because of his respect for the rule of law.

Drug strategy plan for Rosettenville – Dept

2017-02-16 21:15

Efforts are underway to help drug addicts and young girls working as prostitutes in crime-riddled Rosettenville, the social development department has said.

TUT's Pretoria campus suspends classes after protests

2017-02-15 08:20

The academic programme at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Pretoria campus has been suspended following violent protest action that erupted overnight.

Government delegation visiting troubled Rosettenville

2017-02-13 08:11

A delegation of national and provincial government and police officials are visiting Rosettenville after several houses were torched in an apparent anti-drug and prostitution uprising by the community.

WATCH: Riot police push back students as EFF protesters approach

The situation outside on the streets of Cape Town is getting more and more tense as pupils affiliated to Cosas try to make their way to Adderley Street where the EFF is protesting.

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26 more arrested in Paris suburbs struck by unrest

2017-02-09 13:13

French police have reported another 26 arrests overnight in further unrest in suburban Paris towns rocked by arson attacks and other violence, following the alleged rape of a young black man by police.

Bela-Bela calm after mayor's car is torched in protest rampage

2017-02-08 14:47

Police say they have increased public order policing in Bela-Bela a day after the mayor's car and a municipal building were torched.

26 detained as cars burn in Paris suburb

2017-02-07 19:43

French police say 26 protesters have been detained during an eruption of violence against police in the Paris suburbs in which a police car was torched.

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