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Protesters carry placards as they take part in a service delivery protest in Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg

Loss of trust results in ungovernability

THE scale of protest currently under way in large parts of South Africa is comparable to the period of ungovernability under apartheid.


WSU closed to protestors

Lockout until staff end strike and accept offer PROTESTING Walter Sisulu University (WSU) staff were barred from university campuses yesterday.

HOT ISSUES: Walter Sisulu University staff members protest at the institution’s Eskom House campus in East London yesterday

WSU lecturers strike over pay

LECTURES at Walter Sisulu University came to a standstill yesterday as about 1 800 staff members went on strike in protest over salaries.

ANGER : Protesters are demanding to know why they had originally been listed for housing only to be ignored on a revised list

Fury over allocation of low-cost homes

EMOTIONS ran high in Grahamstown yesterday when more than 100 angry residents gathered at a township building site demanding low-cost government housing.


East Bank residents say councillor has abandoned them

HUNDREDS of angry residents blocked the Mdantsane Access Road with burning tyres near Vergenoeg on Friday evening in a service delivery protest.

PAY LOAD: Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) members march to the police headquarters in Zwelitsha after gathering at Victoria Grounds in King William's Town yesterday. Popcru want the police to implement a salary grading agreement signed in 2011.

EC Popcru members down tools

FIVE hundred union members comprising police constables, clerks and cleaners marched to the provincial police headquarters in Zwelitsha yesterday.

SERVICES DISRUPTED: Staff members affiliated to the National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union protest at the East London education district offices yesterday

Protesters block entrance to education offices

SERVICES offered to schools were disrupted at the East London education district office following a week-long protest by workers.


Angry protesters blockade Keiskammahoek

THE small town of Keiskammahoek in the Amahlathi Local Municipality came to a standstill yesterday when thousands of angry residents blockaded entrances to the town in protest against lack of service delivery.

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