In November 2016 the department failed to meet its deadline to ensure that that all schools have water, electricity and toilets.
The unrest is believed to be related to the issuing of warrants and impounding of illegal taxis during an operation on Tuesday.
The protests started while taxis were being issued with warrants.
The local soup kitchen building and a nearby shop were vandalised and the area remains tense.
He added that women have sole right to their bodies and they could dress and act as they deemed fit, without fear of being victimised.
Puruma Pride Lion Farm in the Free State is used as a holding facility for the circus’ animals, and has been implicated in canned lion hunting.

Malibongwe Drive protest action flares up again

Police are currently monitoring the situation as protests from earlier on Monday morning threaten to resume.

Service delivery protests break out at Nkanga Village in East Rand

Part of the N17 road is closed due to protest action which started after illegal electricity connections were allegedly taken down by the metro.

‘Another Gupta entity’ – Hundreds march to Melrose Arch over Mpumalanga mining deal

The deal between Australian company South32 and Seriti Resources could result in Eskom paying R1 billion more for coal annually, says the ANCYL.

Cops open fire on children throwing bricks and bottles in Vrygrond protests

The protesters want law enforcement officials to stop demolishing their shacks.

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Chief executive Carrie Lam said she had made the order under the Emergency Regulations Ordinances

WATCH: Stun grenades fired outside Buhari-Ramaphosa meeting at Union Buildings

Tshwane Metro Police were unexpectedly called on to bring order amid protesters claiming the ‘real’ Buhari died in 2017.

Death toll rises to 18 as Iraq protests spread across south

The protests began in Baghdad on Tuesday but have since spread to cities across the mainly Shiite south.

Iraq ‘largely offline’ amid mass protests

Iraqis protesting in the capital and southern cities have struggled to communicate with each other or post footage of the chaotic demonstrations since Wednesday.

Elderly motorist doused with petrol in Dunoon taxi protests

Other vehicles were also attacked as taxi operators respond to the City of Cape Town’s clampdown.

Hong Kong protesters embrace ‘V for Vendetta’ Guy Fawkes masks

‘I believe this vivid character would bring international attention and concern,’ says a protester.

SANDF rolls into Dunoon, but not to stop protests, say police

Residents waited for news on whether there would be any resolution to the impasse that has kept the neighbourhood cut off from public transportation.

City of Cape Town to ‘wait and see’ if firefighters down tools in overtime dispute

Samwu has warned that firefighters will no longer work overtime because of a pay dispute.

Police shoot Hong Kong protester as China celebrates 70th birthday

It is the first such injury from a live round in nearly four months of increasingly violent protests.

Hong Kong defies China anniversary with ‘Day of Grief’ rallies and clashes

Activists are determined to overshadow Beijing’s festivities, using the anniversary to step up their nearly four months of protests.




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