Mahikeng remains calm after violent protests

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Mahikeng remains peaceful following three days of violent protests by residents to remove North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Two arrested, 'more imminent' after Moses Mabhida stadium violence

2018-04-22 11:42

Two people have been arrested after violence broke out at the Moses Mabhida Stadium during a Nedbank Cup semi-final tie.

WATCH: Chaos at Moses Mabhida Stadium after Chiefs lose in Nedbank Cup

2018-04-21 23:50

Chaos has erupted at Moses Mabhida stadium after angry fans invaded the pitch following Kaizer Chiefs' 2-0 loss to Free State Stars.

WATCH: Calm restored in Mahikeng - police on high alert

Calm has returned to Mahikeng in the North West province following violent protests, with residents slowly picking up the pieces. WATCH.

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SAHRC condemns violent protest action in the North West

2018-04-21 08:33

The South African Human Rights Commission has condemned the violence and destruction that has accompanied the recent spate of protests in Mahikeng.

ANC vows to work around the clock to resolve political impasse in Mahikeng

2018-04-20 19:48

The ANC has vowed to try and resolve the political impasse that has seen violence erupt around Mahikeng, in the North West as calls for embattled Premier Supra Mahumapelo's removal gain momentum.

Mahikeng: 'If Ramaphosa doesn't act radically, government buildings could burn'

A protester in Mahikeng has warned that if President Cyril Ramaphosa doesn't act radically, government buildings could burn. Watch. The town has been brought to a standstill due to protests against North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

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WATCH: Police fire rubber bullets at protesters in Mahikeng

The road leading from Zeerust into Mahikeng in the North West has been cleared after officers used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse protesters. Watch.

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Ramaphosa to 'lend a hand' in Mahikeng

2018-04-20 05:56

President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken his own call to "lend a hand" and "send me" by convening an urgent meeting over protests in Mahikeng.

Shutdown: Rubber bullets and blocked entrances as protests rock Mahikeng

2018-04-19 15:17

The main road into Mahikeng, in the North West, has been blocked and rubber bullets have been fired, as protests against premier Supra Mahumapelo brought the town to a standstill.


Beaten Moses Mabhida stadium guard 'seriously injured, but stable'

2018-04-22 15:04

A security guard who was beaten up during a violent breakout at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban was seriously injured, but in a stable condition, paramedics say.

Sports Minister Xasa 'appalled' by Moses Mabhida stadium chaos

2018-04-22 10:52

Minister of Sport and Recreation Tokozile Xasa has strongly condemned the violent scenes seen at Moses Mabhida Stadium following a Nedbank Cup semi-final tie.

'We urge congregations to pray for peace in Mahikeng' - pastor

2018-04-21 21:20

Congregations across South Africa should pray for peace in Mahikeng and the North West province in their services on Sunday, a regional pastor said.

Mahikeng reeling from the aftermath of violent protests

2018-04-21 09:36

A relative calm has descended on the town of Mahikeng on Saturday, as residents take to the streets and evaluate the damage following days of violent protest action.

Family of slain SANDF officer shot in Mahikeng wants answers

2018-04-21 06:58

The family of Thato Motale, who was shot dead in Mahikeng on Thursday night during a high-speed chase, is disputing the police's version that he was a robber on the run.

WATCH: People with disabilities march for jobs in Tshwane

Members of the African People's Disabled Movement delivered a memorandum to the City of Tshwane, demanding employment opportunities. Watch.

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Steinhoff under fire as Germans extend criminal probe, unions picket AGM

2018-04-20 11:59

With Steinhoff facing pickets at the livestream of its AGM in Cape Town, German media reports that a criminal probe into the company has been expanded.

More shops looted, building and cars torched overnight in Mahikeng

2018-04-20 09:53

Police say the situation in Mahikeng has improved even as more shops were looted, and two cars were set alight overnight.

Ramaphosa cuts short UK visit to resolve Mahikeng chaos

2018-04-19 19:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his visit to the UK to hold an urgent meeting with ANC leaders over the protests in Mahikeng, which have centred around dissatisfaction over premier Supra Mahumapelo's leadership.

Eight arrested in Mahikeng violent protests - police

2018-04-19 10:18

Eight people have been arrested for public violence in Mahikeng overnight, amid rumours that the protesters are demanding the resignation of North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

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