Chaos as UWC protestors disrupt exams

There was mayhem at the University of the Western Cape on Wednesday after a flare up of action from some 100 students on campus led to police firing rubber bullets and stun grenades. Reports and images of vandalism from protesting students circulated on social media. The South African Police Service[…]

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Chaos erupts at Budapest train station

Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest’s Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as the biggest ever influx of migrants into the European Union left its asylum policies in tatters. Around 1,000 people waved tickets, clapping, booing and shouting “Germany! Germany!” outside[…]

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No answers on SONA from WCape police

Western Cape police could not answer questions about action taken during the state-of-the-nation address as it was a national operation, provincial commissioner Arno Lamoer said in Cape Town on Wednesday. “It is a national event. It is a national operation. There are different role players in that,” Lamoer told chairwoman[…]

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Anger over nominations halts EFF conference

Delegates burning T-shirts, swearing and arguing, and finally walking out of the hall, disrupted the EFF’s national people’s assembly held at the University of Free State’s campus in Bloemfontein on Monday. What started as a well-organised gathering, with well-behaved delegates, was thrown into disarray when it was time to elect[…]

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‘Ramaphosa not the hero who saved EFF’

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should not be portrayed as a hero who saved the EFF, the Economic Freedom Fighters said on Tuesday. The EFF was responding to the deal struck between Ramaphosa and opposition parties that disciplinary proceedings against the EFF would be held in abeyance in return for assurances[…]

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Chaos at EFF conference: Report

Chaos and violence erupted at an EFF Northern Cape conference at the weekend leaving a trail of blood, The Star reported on Monday. Members armed with machetes, pangas and bricks converged at the Savoy Hotel in Kimberley on Sunday, where the provincial leadership was to be elected. There was reportedly[…]

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Mbete ruling triggers pandemonium

The pandemonium that broke loose in the National Assembly on Thursday was triggered by Speaker Baleka Mbete’s attempt to limit the time for members’ motions. “In terms of Rule 2, I rule that notices of motion and motions without notices be limited to 45 minutes,” she told the House, after[…]

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