More problems for the Guptas, right outside their front door.
Large numbers and a few small sprinklings of chaos.
It’s possible that the man was lost.
Things have taken a nasty turn.
Tensions are building…
Mmusi Maimane was the latest politician to interrupt our peaceful weekend with a press conference, ranging from Jacob Zuma and the ANC, through to Helen Zille’s remarks.
Media on the scene have also been threatened.
A power box was set alight on the R102 during a protest against an electricity blackout in the Fairbreeze area, Tongaat, north of Durban on Monday night.
Several Congolese nationals have been arrested after an anti-government protest in front of the Democratic Republic of the Congo embassy in Pretoria turned violent on Tuesday.
The Cape Town CBD has been brought to a standstill as protesters and police engage in skirmishes around parliament, check it out.
At first, the group of students seem to be quite peaceful, but the mood soon erupts into violent conflict between protesters and security.
Protesting students face charges of attempted murder after a group of them locked two security guards in a building at CPUT’s Bellville campus before setting it alight. It is reported that one of the guards has since passed away.
Footage has emerged of a student from the University of Stellenbosch threatening other students with a blade, but dropping it and lashing out at those recording him after being confronted.
Protesters have set fire to buildings at the University of Johannesburg’s Bunting Road Campus, reportedly leaving three lecture halls in flames.
DUT students clashed with the SAPS as groups of #FeesMustFall protesters brought the Durban CBD to a standstill.
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said that, if he were minister of higher education, he would shut all university campuses for six months, and residences for another six, so students would realise the importance of higher education.
“Anyone who goes to classes, you are going to k*k, we are going to beat you up.”
Shortly after minister Blade Nzimande’s announcement that a maximum university fee increase of 8% will be allowed, students mobilised for a fresh round of #FeesMustFall protests…
More than 200 students set fire to university property on Monday night.
President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba has said that opposition protests in Harare last week “crossed a line” – and the authorities won’t tolerate them anymore.
Violent protests, pre-election killings, and the selection of the new public protector will be in the spotlight in Parliament this week.
A few EFF members are protesting against the party’s post-election choices, but it’s what’s going on, on Twitter that’s really entertaining. Check it out.