Burgersfort quiet after protests

2015-02-27 15:37

Most of Burgersfort was quiet following an evening of protests the previous day, Limpopo police have said.

Protesters block road in Lenasia

2015-02-23 12:47

Residents have barricaded the K43 road with burning tyres in Thembelihle, Lenasia, Johannesburg metro police say.

R500m set aside for Malamulele, Vhembe

2015-02-19 21:28

The Malamulele community protest may not have delivered a new municipality as desired, but it has certainly greased the wheels of service delivery intended for the area, a report says.

North West town hit hard by water shortages

2015-02-18 11:17

North West towns under the Ditsobotla District Municipality could suffer interrupted water supply for months due to infrastructure upgrades, it has been reported.

Roads blocked in Daveyton protest

2015-02-12 12:49

Residents of Daveyton have placed rocks on the roads and burnt tyres during a protest, according to Ekurhuleni metro police.

Malamulele too poor for own municipality

2015-02-08 14:05

The violence-wracked town of Malamulele in Limpopo is too poor to have its own municipality and would have to rely on national government hand-outs for 82% of its budget, according to a report.

38 Mtubatuba councillors relieved of their duties

2015-02-06 18:12

The Mtubatuba Municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal has been dissolved and its 38 councillors relieved of their duties, MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube says.

Environmentalist: Going green could keep lights on

2015-02-05 19:34

Greenpeace Africa says the government is not fast-tracking investments in renewable energy, but is instead pushing forward with unsustainable, unaffordable plans for nuclear expansion.

Another school torched near Malamulele

2015-02-05 14:50

A school in Khakhanwa, near Malamulele, has been partially destroyed in a fire.

Randfontein protests simmer down

2015-02-05 10:47

Gauteng police say Mohlakeng outside Randfontein was quiet during the night after a day of violent protests included barricaded roads and burning tyres.


Police monitor Brakpan protest, 15 held

2015-02-25 12:29

Police are monitoring a protest in the Tsakane township, south of Brakpan, where people burnt tyres and blockaded roads.

Port Elizabeth water issues over

2015-02-20 22:27

Water supply problems in Port Elizabeth have been resolved, the Nelson Mandela Bay metro says.

Dead Bara patient left in ward for 3 days

2015-02-19 19:37

Four Baragwanath Hospital staff members have been suspended for leaving the body of an 18-year-old woman to decompose for three days.

Malamulele residents call off protest

2015-02-16 17:33

Residents in Malamulele in Limpopo have called off a six-week long protest in the area and have agreed to meet with Co-operative Governance Minister Pravin Gordhan in August.

Tyres burnt in Mamelodi service delivery protest

2015-02-09 13:12

Protesters have burnt tyres along Cullinan Road near Mamelodi as they demonstrated over poor service delivery in the area, according to Tshwane metro police.

R9m injected into Majakaneng

2015-02-07 20:12

A total of R9m has been allocated for the development of water infrastructure in Majakaneng says the North West premier.

North West premier: No reports of Majakaneng violence

2015-02-06 14:52

There were no reports of violence in Majakaneng, near Mooinooi, North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo's office says.

Environmentalists: Going green could keep lights on

2015-02-05 19:23

Greenpeace Africa says the government is not fast-tracking investments in renewable energy, but is instead pushing forward with unsustainable, unaffordable plans for nuclear expansion.

Water technicians deployed to Majakaneng

2015-02-05 13:17

Technicians have been deployed to Majakaneng, near Mooinooi to resolve the water problems in the area, the office of North West premier, Supra Mahumapelo says.

Gauteng ANC condemns Randfontein violence

2015-02-05 06:23

The Gauteng ANC has condemned the violence and burning in Mohlakeng, outside Randfontein, amid claims the EFF was responsible for the protests.

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