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.
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.
Service delivery protests in Meyerton continued today as the SAPS tried to get the situation under control, firing rubber bullets into the crowds.
As protests against the mismanaged of Zimbabwe continues in the country, footage has emerged of police torturing citizens. Warning: might upset sensitive viewers.
City of Cape Town Metro Police have been hard at work getting protests on the N2 under control, following the third outbreak of ANC-related violence in the run-up to the August 3 elections.
“I am a child of Soweto, I’ve seen violence growing up. It doesn’t help anyone,” Mmusi Maimane told a hall full of DA supporters in Soshanguve on Monday.
That’s right minister, they have nothing to do with ANC factionalism, the ruling party’s candidate lists or lack of leadership.
Strap yourselves in folks, because if the last few weeks’ protests are anything to go by it won’t be getting better any time soon.
The ruling party’s politics have left a second major city in chaos after ANC members, upset with the party’s mayoral candidate for Tshwane, went on a rampage, burning buses and destroying private property.
Public health clinics, public transport services and private property becomes fair game as factionalism within the ANC tears into the capital.
Protests against the ANC’s mayoral candidate for Tshwane continued into the night on Monday.
Protests continue to grip South Africa, but does the country experience “30 service delivery protests a day” as an opposition MP claimed in parliament?
The poor man was just trying to get to work on Monday when a mob attacked him; beating him with golf clubs, bats and pelting him with stones.
Durban has been hit by a series of violent protests, with people trying to close down roads and damaging property.
The president believes that the burning of schools and vandalising of state property is caused only by “relatively small bands of anarchists and agent provocateurs.”