ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

Violence erupts over 'botched' graves relocation

2015-05-22 17:15

Residents have staged a violent protest over an allegedly botched graves relocation project at Angloplat mine in Limpopo.

WCape students protest for textbooks

2015-05-21 14:41

About two hundred high school learners from a Cape Town school have protested outside the Western Cape Department of Education to demand more textbooks.

Taxi drivers block roads in Mahikeng

2015-05-18 11:16

A high number of police and traffic officials have been deployed in Mahikeng, after minibus taxi drivers used a bus and a truck to block roads, the North West transport department says.

Limpopo mine operating again after protests

2015-05-14 20:36

Bokoni Platinum mine workers have returned to work after three days of violent community protests.

Bus, taxi operations disrupted in KwaMhlanga

2015-05-14 09:31

A strike by minibus taxi operators has resulted in the disruption of taxi and bus operations in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga police say.

Eastern Cape protester shot dead by police

2015-05-12 20:12

A 23-year-old man has been shot and killed by police during violent protest action in Bedford, Eastern Cape.

Protesters halt work for a 2nd day at Limpopo mine

2015-05-12 16:12

Mining has been halted for a second day at a mine on the Sekhukhune platinum belt in Limpopo as protesting residents demanded a meeting with the mine and government.

Soweto residents want flat electricity rate but use energy hungry appliances

2015-05-10 17:01

According to Stats SA, many disgruntled residents in Orlando West, Soweto, who want to pay a flat rate for electricity are using appliances that consume a lot of electricity.

City of Joburg slams electricity outage in Soweto

2015-05-09 09:21

The City of Joburg has spoken out against Eskom’s decision to cut electricity supply to millions of Soweto residents amid ongoing protests over electricity meters.

15 arrested during Soweto protest

2015-05-07 13:34

Fifteen people have been arrested for public violence in Orlando West, Soweto, following a protest against pre-paid electricity meters, Johannesburg Metro Police say.

 

Cop appears for protest killings in Pretoria

2015-05-21 19:30

A Soshanguve policeman, who allegedly opened fire on a crowd of protesters with illegal shotgun ammunition, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder.

School disruptions drop to practically nothing - official

2015-05-18 16:07

The number of disruptions in schools before the country achieved democracy has dropped to practically nothing 20 years later, a Gauteng education department official says.

Protesters demand Marikana report as Ramaphosa speaks at a dinner

2015-05-15 19:51

Protesters demanding the Marikana report have allegedly stormed a dinner in Johannesburg where Deputy President Cyril Ramphosa was speaking.

Soweto residents warned not to destroy property in march

2015-05-14 13:30

Soweto residents have been warned not to destroy any property in a protest march against power cuts that have been taking place across the township.

Protester shot dead in Limpopo mine unrest

2015-05-13 12:01

At least one protester has been shot dead and another shot and wounded at Atok near Bokoni Platinum mine in Limpopo, police say.

9-hour power cuts cripple tourism town

2015-05-12 16:13

Residents in Mpumalanga's tourism town, Graskop, have expressed anger and despair following power cuts that last up to nine hours in a day.

Residents feel done in by mine

2015-05-11 15:12

Disgruntled residents of Atok in the Sekhukhune platinum region have blocked the R37 road between Polokwane and Burgersfort and are demanding answers from the Bokoni mine.

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Thousands marched through the Cape Town CBD on Saturday asking for the decriminalisation of marijuana for adult use. Watch.

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Guinea protesters, security forces clash

2015-05-07 23:08

Youths in Guinea's capital have blocked roads with burning tyres and clashed with security forces, raising pressure on President Alpha Conde ahead of talks with the opposition.

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