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Chile's death toll has risen to 11, authorities said on Monday, after three days of violent demonstrations and looting that saw President Sebastian Pinera claim the country was "at war."
Following a taxi blockade in the CBD by drivers, which resulted in slow-moving traffic out of the city in the afternoon, several Golden Arrow buses had been set alight in Gugulethu and Philippi.
All roads affected by protests have been cleared and the City of Cape Town has advised it will keep an eye on the protest action that rocked the CBD as commuters prepared to head home.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has found 14 of its members guilty of wrongfully participating in marches to party offices, but has given them suspended sentences and told them to 600-word essay on "democratic centralism".
Farmers and workers have protested outside Western Cape High Court against plans to rezone part of the Philippi Horticultural Area in Cape Town for development, GroundUp reports.
Taxi drivers have erupted in protest in Station Deck, Cape Town, blocking roads and allegedly stirring violence, according to City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Felicity Purchase.
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A minibus taxi driver is on the run after allegedly crashing his vehicle into a woman's shack in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, a move which angered the community so much they closed off nearby roads in protest.
Protesters, many of them children, have faced off against the police in Vrygrond, throwing bricks and bottles, and the police firing rubber bullets and tear gas in return.
An elderly motorist arrived at the Milnerton police station 'dripping petrol' after fleeing angry taxi operators as the protest against a City of Cape Town clampdown reached new levels of anger.
People initially flooded the streets of cities like Beirut and Tripoli against a proposed tax but soon pushed back on wider issues like corruption.
More than 200 pupils from different public schools in King William's Town have marched to the offices of the Eastern Cape Department of Education in Zwelitsha.
A crisis is brewing in Cape Town's CBD after more than 1 000 people made camp in an arcade, demanding that the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) evacuate them from South Africa due to safety concerns.
Residents of Soshanguve Ward 26 has marched to the City of Tshwane's local offices in Block KK to demand housing, tarred roads, uninterrupted electricity and the proper maintenance of the sewage system.
The City of Cape Town has condemned the "violent reaction to the rule of law" by taxi drivers after a protest in Strand Street.
Residents of the small West Coast town of Velddrif have taken to the streets to protest the allocation of newly built houses.
The ANC in Tshwane has proposed that the City renames a road and taxi rank in honour of slain taxi driver Jabu Baloyi.
Egypt's prime minister has warned his government would not allow protesters to spread 'chaos' after small rallies erupted against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi last month.
Hong Kong has been rocked by fresh violence as tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets to defy a ban on face masks, sparking clashes with police, street fights and vandalism across the strife-torn city.
The SANDF has assisted the police with an "Operation Lockdown" mission in Dunoon which has been rocked by protests.
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