Woman injured, 7 arrested in Atlantis protests

2018-10-18 18:11

A woman has been injured and at least seven people have been arrested during a protest in Atlantis, north of Cape Town.

IN-DEPTH: Cape Town fire stations under strain as labour dispute deepens

2018-10-18 09:01

The City of Cape Town's fire and rescue service is taking strain as a labour dispute over a standby allowance and working hours deepens.

Foreigners targeted in Middelburg protests, looting after discovery of woman's body

2018-10-17 23:11

Properties belonging to foreign nationals have been looted in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, after a man was arrested for murder.

Western Cape government urges Metrorail, MyCiTi to help ensure matrics get to exams on time

2018-10-16 19:52

Western Cape MECs Debbie Schäfer and Donald Grant have appealed to public transport operators to assist their respective ministries in ensuring that matric candidates get to their exam centres on time.

Zandspruit protest over illegal connections, electrocutions enters 2nd day

2018-10-16 10:44

Zandspruit residents, upset about children being electrocuted by illegal electricity connections, have blocked roads again, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department says.

MyCiTi bus drivers promise to 'escalate' strike if grievances aren't addressed

2018-10-15 18:31

Striking MyCiti bus drivers have promised to extend their wildcat strike into Tuesday if their grievances are not addressed by the City of Cape Town.

UPDATE: Cars stuck on N3 allowed through as Cosatu protest ends

2018-10-12 11:25

The Cosatu protests against higher fuel prices and VAT has ended and motorists are being allowed through the Marianhill toll plaza. Some had been stuck for hours.

WATCH: Rubber bullets and teargas answer Westbury residents' pleas in fight against drugs, gun violence

South Africans watched as images of burning tyres and clouds of teargas mingled with the sounds of rubber bullets and the angry chants of Westbury residents as they clashed with police while protesting against drugs and gun violence in their community.

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Social grant distribution in jeopardy as Sassa strike continues 'indefinitely'

2018-10-10 12:54

Nehawu says the distribution of social grants to millions of South Africans hangs in the balance as its members at Sassa strike over issues around the biometric enrolment of beneficiaries.

Gauteng Total Shutdown prepares to march on the JSE

2018-10-09 09:16

Six communities under the banner of Total Shutdown Gauteng will march in Sandton to interrogate the racial make-up of staff and companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


MyCiTi strikers, City of Cape Town at impasse over EFF's inclusion in talks

2018-10-18 17:39

The impasse over the unprotected strike by MyCiTi workers continues, with the City of Cape Town saying it will only meet with union representatives, while the strikers are pressing for the EFF to be included in the talks.

'Tense' protest closes most roads in and around Atlantis

2018-10-18 08:28

A protest in Atlantis, around 40km north of Cape Town, has left most roads in the area closed, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa has said.

City of Cape Town to apply for interdict against striking MyCiTi workers

2018-10-17 21:44

The City of Cape Town will apply for an urgent court interdict against those who are preventing the MyCiTi bus service from operating, says mayoral committee member for transport Brett Herron.

WATCH: MyCiTi employees' 'wildcat' strike continued on Tuesday

A "wildcat" strike by MyCiTi workers appeared to enter its second day as the bus service announced disruptions on several routes around Cape Town. Watch.

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MyCiti bus 'wildcat' strike continues to disrupt routes

2018-10-16 08:54

A 'wildcat' strike by MyCiti bus drivers appears to be entering its second day as the bus service announced disruptions to several routes around Cape Town.

It's about 'exclusion of our people': Behind the Gauteng coordinated 'shutdown' movement

2018-10-14 08:15

The Gauteng Shutdown Coordinating Committee has spent the last six years morphing into a structure that its members hope will drive issues plaguing the 'classified coloured' community.

'These guys are crazy' - #BloodFriday distances itself from Riverlea protests

2018-10-12 10:19

The Gauteng Shutdown Co-ordinating Committee has distanced itself from protests in Riverlea, ahead of their scheduled march to the Gauteng Legislature.

N2 closed as protesting Grabouw residents throw rocks at cars

2018-10-11 11:17

The N2 between Grabouw and Blikkiesdorp in the Western Cape has been closed in both directions because of a violent protest.

Total Shutdown members march on JSE over 'economic exclusion' of coloureds

2018-10-09 18:56

Residents from traditionally coloured communities have demanded that the Johannesburg Stock Exchange takes steps to include coloured people in the economy.

Shack dwellers protest against assassinations

2018-10-09 08:08

Shack dweller movement Abahlali baseMjondolo has taken to the streets of Durban to voice concerns over the South African Police Services (SAPS), Mayor Zandile Gumede and councillors.

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