Articles containing the tag ‘protests
By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Fees Must Fall Protests Believed to Have Led to Professor Bongani Mayosi’s Depression and Suicide

There has been finger-pointing at the University of Cape Town in the aftermath of Professor Bongani Mayosi’s death by suicide on July 27, 2018. Shortly after his passing, Mayosi’s family disclosed t... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Opposition Leader Shot in Burundi as Protests Continue

Things have taken a twist for the worst in Burundi in the Great Lakes Region after an opposition leader and his body guard were shot and killed by gunmen on Saturday, the head of a civil society group has told ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Tsvangirai’s MDC Withdraws Talks Offer, Threatens Protests

The Zimbabwean main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, on Friday hinted at the fact that his party had withdrawn its offer for dialogue with the ZANU-PF led government of veteran leader, Robert Mugabe. He al... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Medunsa Closed Indefinitely

Medunsa University in the Limpopo province has been declared closed indefinitely following a string of illegal protests on the campus lead by the university’s Student Representative Council (SRC), therefo... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Lwandle Evictions: City of Cape Town and Sanral Shift the Blame on Each Other

Dozens of people were left homeless after being evicted from Sanral-owned land in Lwandle informal settlement in the Western Cape. This resulted in violent protests, which have led to arrests of several individ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

The New Cabinet – The Reshuffled Ministries

In his introduction of ministers on Sunday evening, President Zuma announced a number of new ministries and mergers in addition to new ministers. There will be three completely new ministries in the Republic of... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Election Results and Live Ammunition

The official announcement of election results was made by the chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission on Saturday at the Commission’s headquarters. The results reflect an emphatic victory for ... Read more »
By PAW On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

More Protests against e-Tolls Expected

Last week, it emerged that President Jacob Zuma, despite numerous protests by opposition political parties and a host of other organisations, had gone ahead and effectively signed the e-toll system into law. Ev... Read more »
By PAW On Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Bikers Against Tolls to Hold National Mass Protest Bike Ride

Last month, The Public News Hub reported that SANRAL would spend R 85 million on e-toll advertising and campaigns this year. With such an exorbitant figure set aside for promoting the e-tolling system, many wou... Read more »
By PAW On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

ANC Sanitation Protesters Suspended

The African National Congress has taken a decisive stand on the battle of poo that has been raging on in the Western Cape. Despite warnings by the party, a group of ANC members continued to pile on the human wa... Read more »