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Sudan protesters warn ‘remnants of Bashir regime’ still at work

Sudan’s principal protest group has demanded the immediate formation of a civilian-led government to replace the country’s new ruling military council, warning that the demonstrators’ “revolution” faces threat from “the remnants of the regime” of deposed leader Omar al-Bashir. Fearing that the core of the old establishment is far from gone, the Sudanese[…]

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Ottery demonstrators block roads over housing concerns

Monday got off to a bad start for residents in Ottery, as traffic was disrupted due to violent protests. Old Strandfontein road and Olieboom road near Makro was blockaded by residents burning tyres, allegedly over housing concerns. Authorities have confirmed that 20 people, mostly women, have been arrested and all[…]

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Cape service delivery protests – the latest

By Anees Teladia If concerns over safety of the consumption of the water supply in Cape Town weren’t enough for the City administration to address, they will certainly have to sink or swim when dealing with the urgent concerns raised by several communities regarding the high water tariffs imposed upon[…]

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Ramaphosa expected to visit Alexandra following protests

On Monday, residents of Alexandra marched to the regional offices of the City of Johannesburg in Sandton to raise their grievances. President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit Alexandra north of Johannesburg on Thursday, following protests in the area over the mushrooming of illegal dwellings and service delivery challenges. The[…]

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