President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted that the country was ill-prepared for the violent protests and looting that broke out in parts of the country after the incarceration of former president Jacob Zuma. Addressing the nation on Friday night, Ramaphosa said the country was going to learn from the violent protests[…]
A security guard was badly beaten, a ball boy and several other spectators injured and millions of rands of damage sustained as angry Kaizer Chiefs fans rioted at the end of the club’s loss in the Nedbank Cup semifinal to Free State Stars on Saturday night. The security guard, who[…]
The stale stench of burning rubbish hung in the air outside the Moria detention centre a day after some of the worst rioting seen on the island where refugees are held. Thick black smoke billowed out from the facility on Tuesday after a fight between some of the unaccompanied children[…]
The Tana Baru Trust hosted a Remembrance Day celebration on Sunday, aimed at commemorating the 130th anniversary of the infamous Tana Baru riots. The event was attended by over 100 guests, who were treated to guided tours of the historic cemetery. Each year the Trust seeks to bring light to[…]
At least 25 people were arrested at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s (CPUT) Bellville campus on Friday as student protests continued. The institution announced that all activities, including classes and exams, had been suspended for the day. Riot police threw stun grenades and questioned students they thought were protesters[…]
Protesters have clashed with police in Mauritania after three anti-slavery activists were sentenced to two years in prison. At least four people were injured after the police used tear gas to disperse protestors on Thursday. Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid, the runner-up in 2014 presidential elections and the head of[…]
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