ARTICLES RELATING TO PROTESTS

Gauteng education MEC concerned about continued school disruptions

2018-01-22 20:13

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has expressed concern over continued disruptions at some schools in Gauteng.

Roads barricaded in Mogale City shutdown

2018-01-22 07:29

Roads in Mogale City on the West Rand have been barricaded with burning tyres and rocks as part of a community-led shutdown over crime in the area.

Probe into Hout Bay teenager's shooting almost complete – IPID

2018-01-19 17:54

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate says the investigation into the shooting of a Hout Bay teenager is "largely done".

UniteBehind protesters assaulted by Prasa security - Zackie Achmat

2018-01-18 12:31

UniteBehind activists say they have been assaulted by Prasa security guards and men in plain clothes during a protest at the Cape Town railway station.

AS IT HAPPENED: Petrol bomb thrown, police react with rubber bullets at #HoërskoolOvervaal protest

2018-01-18 09:19

A crowd of protesters has gathered outside Hoërskool Overvaal to express their anger at the exclusion of learners from the Afrikaans medium school.

10 arrested for Hoërskool Overvaal protest

2018-01-17 16:05

Ten people have been arrested for public violence following protest action in front of Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, Gauteng police say.

Durban H&M store shuts its doors ahead of EFF protest

2018-01-16 20:27

Gateway Shopping Centre’s H&M evacuated and closed its doors ahead of a planned EFF protest against an offensive hoodie.

Unisa cautions students against forcing their way onto campuses

2018-01-15 13:28

The University of South Africa has cautioned students against forcing their way onto campus, saying that it is meeting with various stakeholders to address the chaos that erupted at the long-distance learning institution on Monday.

UPDATE: Police confirm rubber bullets fired in H&M protests as shop looted

2018-01-13 16:15

Police have confirmed that rubber bullets were used to disperse protestors wearing EFF regalia at the East Rand Mall.

Man shot dead during protest at Rustenburg mine

2018-01-12 11:07

A man has been shot dead during a protest at the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine in Rustenburg, North West police say.

 

Rubber bullets fly at Kagiso protest

2018-01-22 11:44

Protesters who gathered at the Kagiso police station near Krugersdorp have been shot at with rubber bullets as they protested against crime, drugs and human trafficking in the area.

Blood and anger

2018-01-21 14:05

Racial divisions and tensions marred the beginning of the school year with weeklong violent protests at Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, Gauteng, this week.

WATCH: Another 15 arrested in Hoërskool Overvaal protest

2018-01-18 18:00

Fifteen people have been arrested outside Hoërskool Overvaal for public violence and Contravention of the Explosives Act.

'I call on all boere to come in their masses to Hoërskool Overvaal' - voice note goes viral as protesters gather

2018-01-18 11:00

As protesters gather outside Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, a voice note has called on all "boere" to come in their masses to protect children at the school.

#News24 ICYMI: School protest turns violent; See excitement and tears on the first day of school; and Mila Kunis scoops top award

2018-01-17 18:16

Several children have been injured in a crash on the first day of school, Proteas are victorious against India at Centurion and the Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out R100 000 for 'hate speech'.

'Our kids are discriminated because of Afrikaans' - EFF members

2018-01-17 10:26

The EFF and a parent have been involved in a brawl on the first day of school during a protest outside Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging.

Mall of Africa tenants close up shop as protesters descend on H&M store

2018-01-15 18:04

Some tenants at the Mall of Africa have closed their doors after a group of about 30 protesters descended on the H&M store.

Chaos erupts at Unisa campus as students climb over gates to register

2018-01-15 10:47

Chaos has erupted outside of the University of South Africa's Sunnyside campus as prospective students started climbing over the gates to get into the university grounds to register.

96 Barberton prison 'lifers' go on hunger strike

2018-01-12 15:39

Ninety-six inmates of Barberton Prison, in Mpumalanga, who are serving life sentences, have gone on a hunger strike because of what an inmate described as "unfair delays of the processes of parole consideration", GroundUp has reported.

Truck set alight in KZN protest

2018-01-09 12:12

An early morning service delivery protest has left the bustling R102 near KwaDukuza, north of Durban, blocked.

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