SABC News - Violent Protest


Coligny schools re-open

Monday 15 May 2017 09:43

Schools have re-opened in Coligny in the North West.


Coligny farmers, businesses demand arrest of protesters

Friday 12 May 2017 06:45

Farmers and business people at Coligny have accused police of failing to arrest those behind recent violent protests, which severely damaged the local economy.


Protests threaten shut down of Joburg townships

Friday 12 May 2017 06:40

Protesters have stoned a number of vehicles between Orange Farm and the Grasmere Toll Plaza overnight on the Golden Highway, south of Johannesburg.


Time for talking is over: Ennerdale residents

Wednesday 10 May 2017 08:20

Residents of Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, are reported to have started blocking roads in parts of the area.


Vuwani shopping centre open for business

Monday 8 May 2017 08:08

Some people could be seen in Vuwani Monday morning going to work however, few learners could be seen going to school.


Mayor, FF-Plus slam violent protests in North West

Wednesday 26 April 2017 05:27

Mayor of Ditsobotla Municipality, Daniel Buthelezi, has told residents of Itsoseng, Coligny and Blydeville that their grievances cannot be an excuse for violence.


Police evict Walter Sisulu University students

Friday 10 February 2017 08:22

Eastern Cape police have used rubber bullets to force Walter Sisulu University students out of the residences.


Mcebo Dlamini back in court for bail ruling

Wednesday 9 November 2016 05:35

The Johannesburg High Court will on Wednesday morning rule on whether to grant bail to #FeesMustFall leader Mcebo Dlamini.


Students urged not to waste their education

Sunday 30 October 2016 07:25

TUT Deputy vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Dr Ezekiel Moraka, has called on protesting students not to destroy property and waste their education.


On Friday, Wits University implemented a curfew starting 10pm to 6am.
Wits unaware of warrants of arrest for 45 students

Monday 17 October 2016 08:47

Wits University is unaware of the 45 warrants of arrest issued to students by the police says university spokesperson Sharona Patel.


Rescue services respond to CPUT fire linked to #FeesMustFall

Wednesday 12 October 2016 10:00

The City of Cape Town's Fire and Rescue Services says it has responded to two fire incidents linked to the #FeesMustFall protests at CPUT on Wednesday morning.


Another demonstrator arrested by police in Braamfontein.
SACC calls for urgent meeting with Zuma over fees protest

Tuesday 11 October 2016 08:47

The SACC and the Higher Education Parents' Dialogue Forum have called for an urgent meeting with President Jacob Zuma on the fees must fall protest.


Wits to ensure continuation of all academic programmes

Monday 10 October 2016 09:58

Ensuring continuation of all academic programmes is the best interest of all staff and students says Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel.


Wits students lash out at management

Friday 7 October 2016 12:45

The #FeesMustFall Movement at the University of Witwatersrand has lashed out at management, accusing them of misrepresenting facts and acting in bad faith.


Wits agrees to postpone classes until Monday

Wednesday 5 October 2016 05:46

Wits University says it has agreed to postpone the academic programme further to Monday next week.


Hawks, SAPS to brief parly committee on high profile cases

Monday 22 August 2016 08:19

The DPCI, better known as the Hawks, and SAPS will this week brief Parliament on recent high profile cases and on violent protests & killings that occurred during the pre-election period.


Chairperson of the SABC board, Mbulaheni Maguvhe says he maintains that the decision not to broadcast visual of destructions to property was correct.
SABC to challenge ICASA ruling

Monday 11 July 2016 16:41

The SABC will refer a decision by the Independent Broadcasting Authority of South Africa, ordering the public broadcaster to broadcast violent protests, to its legal team.


Community members demand service delivery in the area.
Situation remains tense in protest stricken Jozini

Thursday 26 May 2016 17:23

The situation remains tense at Jozini in far northern KwaZulu-Natal after violent protests brought the town to a standstill.


Four TUT students suspended again

Wednesday 28 October 2015 12:16

Tshwane University of Technology management has once again suspended four students who were found guilty of criminal activities during recent violent protests.


Security tight at Elsenburg Institute after violent protest

Wednesday 2 September 2015 06:27

Security has been beefed up at the Elsenburg Agricultural Institute near Stellenbosch after days of disruptions by students.


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