This surely was not the time to make demands?
Note to the coppers… don’t get on the wrong side of protesting construction workers.
South Africa has long been described as the “protest capital of the world”. But the protests have largely been confined to black townships and informal settlements.
More details around the attack, revealed.
The Springbok legend also had quite a bit to say.
Bad news: Zuma won’t fall soon. Good news: he doesn’t need to for you to continue being an active citizen.
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…
Government Twitter account is wrong on the law.
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.
The polarising effects of #FeesMustFall are now pervasive in the academy, and probably beyond. Academics turn on each other, as do their schools and faculties.
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.
“Burn to be heard.” This chilling statement has been doing the rounds through word of mouth and social media on South African campuses in recent weeks.
Protesters have set fire to buildings at the University of Johannesburg’s Bunting Road Campus, reportedly leaving three lecture halls in flames.