PIC workers picket over capped bonuses

2019-10-03 22:45

Staff at the Public Investment Corporation have raised concerns over corporate governance failures at state financial institution, including a directive from Treasury that bonuses should be capped.

Cape Town firefighters demand overtime pay, deliver warning to City ahead of fire season

2019-09-26 17:24

The South African Municipal Workers Union has warned the City of Cape Town that, with fire season fast approaching, it will have to make do with less firefighters if it is not prepared to pay them for overtime.

WATCH | #SandtonShutdown protesters bring traffic around Nelson Mandela Square to a halt

2019-09-13 16:47

A small group of #SandtonShutdown protesters temporarily blocked intersections near Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg. Watch.

'I was raped by someone who belonged to my church' - dozens hold vigil for murdered women

2019-09-07 16:57

Dozens of people gathered opposite the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone this week for a prayer service for some of the young women and girls who were murdered.

WATCH | Police use water cannon, fire stun grenades to disperse Cape Town protesters

2019-09-04 16:56

Police have used a water cannon and stun grenades to disperse protesters who were blocking a major road in the Cape Town city centre. Watch.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam reportedly said she would quit if she could and has 'very limited' ability to contain protests

2019-09-03 08:33

In leaked audio obtained by Reuters, Lam said she now has "very limited" capacity to quell protests, which China views as a national security threat.

Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march

2019-08-19 20:31

Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare.

Protesting Khoisan claim they have been told to move to allow grass to grow

2019-08-13 20:36

Almost nine months after Khoisan protesters set up a makeshift kraal outside the Union Buildings next to Nelson Mandela's statue, they say they are now being forced to move so that the grass can grow back.

Children now the activists in Cape gang war, as mourning moms march for them

2019-08-01 18:42

The army has been deployed and efforts by the anti-gang unit to tackle crime have been ramped up but it is not enough, say moms who marched against "living in a war zone" across the Western Cape.

'I almost drank Rattex,' says abuse survivor at shelter funding picket

2019-07-23 20:15

Protesters have demanded that the Department of Social Development should properly fund shelters for abused women and children amid concerns over gender-based violence.


Hong Kong protesters say they're prepared to fight for democracy 'until we win or we die'

2019-10-03 10:47

"We'd rather die in the fight than slowly suffocate to death after we lose the fight," one protester told Business Insider.

PICS: Capetonians join worldwide #ClimateStrike

2019-09-20 17:23

"Fight climate crisis or die frying," read one of the hundreds of placards in front of Parliament as Capetonians joined in the worldwide climate strike on Friday.

Hong Kong update: police curb airport chaos, but barricade burns

2019-09-08 07:40

Riot police guarded stations and rail service to the airport was restricted as flash mobs roamed streets and held sit-ins in malls. In Mong Kok, the police station was surrounded by barriers as officers issued repeated warnings for crowds to disperse.

Nehawu-affiliated workers call for release of forensic report on Bank of Lisbon fire

2019-09-05 18:04

Gauteng Department of Health workers affiliated to the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union have expressed concern that after a year, nobody has been held responsible for the fatal Bank of Lisbon fire.

Tshwane protests 'over' as City, taxi drivers reach agreement, condemn xenophobia

2019-09-04 16:05

The unrest in the Pretoria CBD is finally over after the City of Tshwane and taxi operators reached an agreement.

Zimbabwe police ban another protest over economic woes

2019-08-18 21:42

Police cite 'security concerns' in banning demonstration planned for Monday in Bulawayo city.

Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest

2019-08-03 19:34

Russian police have detained hundreds of people attending a protest in the country's capital, Moscow, to demand free elections, according to a monitoring group.

WATCH: Tshwane bus strike to continue on Wednesday in Pretoria, but City says plans in place to avoid gridlock

2019-07-30 17:38

Negotations to end a bus strike in Pretoria will continue when members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union and the City of Tshwane meet at the Local Bargaining Council.

Masked assailants storm Hong Kong metro station with batons in an apparent attack on pro-democracy protesters

2019-07-22 11:31

A group of assailants stormed a train station in Hong Kong on Sunday following a pro-democracy march, attacking passengers.

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