The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
People have picketed outside Cape Town Civic Centre ahead of the nationwide lockdown, demanding that water be provided to Khayelitsha's informal settlements.
Alfred Duma Municipality Mayor Vincent Madlala will go on voluntary sick leave for two months, bringing an end to the chaos that brought the small town of Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal to a standstill.
The SA Human Rights Commission hears how foreign nationals employed as long-distance truck drivers were identified before being attacked during violent protests.
A Cape Peninsula University of Technology student has raised the alarm about safety at the university after a group of protesters drove women out of their residences in Bellville.
A week-long impasse between the Tshwane University of Technology and its students is cleared, and the academic programme is expected to resume again.
Staff at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus rushed to move their cars when somebody started stoning the vehicles.
Amid two days of protests that has brought Ladysmith in KZN to a standstill, government interventions are under way. Police also have several people in custody.
The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has urged motorists to avoid several roads in Sandton and be on the lookout for coal trucks blocking roads during the EFF's protest action against Eskom.
The normally quiet KwaZulu-Natal town of Ladysmith is experiencing major protests that have brought it to a standstill for over 24 hours.
More than 200 residents of the Bayland informal settlement near Joe Slovo in Port Elizabeth have been blocking the R75 in Uitenhage with burning tyres, stormwater pipes and rocks since Monday. They are demanding electricity, toilets and water.
Trade union federation Cosatu has labelled those concerned about a planned strike by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union at the end of March as disingenuous.
Several vehicles belonging to the Social Development Department have been torched at the uThukela district offices in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, where service protests have intensified.
A month after universities and colleges started the 2020 academic year, protests at various institutions across the country have led to the suspension of numerous classes, while some institutions have resumed teaching, GroundUp reports.
After nearly two months of violent protests over water shortages in Barberton, Mpumalanga, calm appears to have been restored in the town, and businesses can once again open their doors.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande have condemned the violent protests taking place on some university campuses.
About 100 housing activists have marched on to the green at Rondebosch Golf Club calling on the City of Cape Town to prioritise building affordable housing for the poor.
Parts of Johannesburg were like a sea of red when the EFF and truck drivers marched to Eskom's headquarters to protest against rolling blackouts, bringing traffic to a standstill in Sandton.
Mpumalanga police deny claims that they shot an 18-year-old protester in Barberton, and have urged social media users to stop spreading false information.
Scores of Soweto residents clad in ANC regalia were joined by their counterparts from Orange Farm, Ivory Park, Alexandra and Diepsloot as they marched from Uncle Tom's hall in Orlando West to Eskom's offices in Diepkloof.
Joburg mayor Geoff Makhubo has vowed to escalate Soweto residents' complaints over continuous blackouts to ministers Gwede Mantashe and Pravin Gordhan.
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