ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

N1 protests in Beaufort West end after pupils get their bus back... for now

2020-01-17 14:52

A free school bus service has hastily been provided for the children of Hillside in the Karoo town of Beaufort West after a protest by angry parents brought traffic to a standstill on the N1.

Angry parents blockade N1 in Beaufort West over lack of school transport

2020-01-16 14:12

Angry parents have closed the N1 in Beaufort West in protest over a decision to cancel a bus service for school pupils, the Western Cape Traffic Department says.

OPINION: Hong Kong protests not about democracy, but weakening its economy

2019-12-19 15:48

The people of Hong Kong, like the people of so many developing countries, would be fooled to think that they have an ally in the United States, under a Democratic or Republic administration, writes Wesley Seale.

'Rioters' shot and killed at protests, Iran admits for first time

2019-12-03 18:17

State TV describes killings by security forces and again denies 'fabricated' death toll by 'hostile groups'.

Two killed in violent protests in eastern DR Congo

2019-11-27 12:50

Two people have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in fresh protests at failures to root out a notorious armed group, a military official has said.

Refugees charged with trespassing may face additional public violence charges

2019-11-18 21:38

More than 180 refugees, who have been charged with trespassing, may also face an additional charge of public violence following their removal from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) offices in Pretoria.

South Africans returning from abroad shocked to learn SAA cancelled flights due to strike

2019-11-15 16:12

South Africans making their annual trip home from abroad were surprised to land at OR Tambo International Airport to find out connecting flights to their respective hometowns were cancelled.

Refugees, police officers injured in battle to clear UNHCR offices in Pretoria

2019-11-15 14:11

The police were met with violent resistance as they removed hundreds of refugees from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' offices in Pretoria.

Bafana's flight to SA still on track despite SAA strike

2019-11-15 11:41

Bafana Bafana are still on track to return home to South Africa following their 2-0 defeat against Ghana at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium in Ghana, despite SAA flight delays.

WATCH | Police start removing refugees from UNHCR building in Pretoria

2019-11-15 09:36

Police have started removing refugees who have been camping at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' offices in Pretoria.

 

Pretoria school to reopen after 'admission conflict'

2020-01-16 22:15

A Gauteng school closed on the first day of the academic year amid unrest owing to late admissions will reopen on Friday, the provincial education department has said.

Donald Trump says Iran will 'pay a very BIG PRICE' for damage caused by violent protests at the US embassy in Baghdad

2020-01-02 09:12

President Donald Trump has publicly blamed Iran for the unrest outside the US embassy in Baghdad and says they are going to pay "BIG" for the damage.

DRC policewoman arrested for killing 14-year-old protester

2019-12-10 18:34

A policewoman in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested Tuesday after allegedly shooting a young protester dead at close range in the eastern city of Goma, police said.

Hong Kong set for fresh weekend protests as police end university siege

2019-11-29 14:25

Hong Kong police on Friday ended their two-week siege of a university campus that became a battleground with pro-democracy protesters, as activists vowed to hold fresh rallies and strikes in the coming days.

9 arrested after residents protest in Darling over housing

2019-11-25 17:31

Nine people have been arrested in Darling after around 1 500 people protested over housing and service delivery, Western Cape police say.

24 officers injured during clash with refugees in Pretoria

2019-11-16 15:29

Six police officers have been hopistalised, and another 18 injured, after they were met with violent resistance during an operation to remove hundreds of refugees from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees offices.

ANC kept us in the dark about SAA job cuts, says Cosatu

2019-11-15 14:53

As the tripartite alliance finally moves forward from tensions over being kept in the dark regarding Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's economic document, Cosatu is now crying foul that the ANC had failed to communicate the impending retrenchments at SAA.

'It is business as usual for Mango', says CEO as SAA goes on strike

2019-11-15 12:07

Domestic airline Mango has continued with its 'business as usual' after two unions at South African Airways embarked on a planned strike.

Hit, pulled and bottles flung: Interfaith delegation 'attacked' at Cape Town church while trying to mediate for refugees

2019-11-15 11:05

An interfaith delegation trying to help mediate for a group of refugees and asylum seekers has allegedly been attacked in the Cape Town church in which hundreds have sought shelter.

'I had no idea' - Brazilian passenger on SAA strike after landing at OR Tambo

2019-11-15 08:59

Several international passengers landing at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg say they had no idea that SAA had scrapped all domestic and regional flights and some international flights on Friday and Saturday.

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