According to a statement by the MEC, police arrested three suspects for public violence.
A group is protesting against immigrants being in South Africa due to alleged human trafficking and other criminal activities.
Nehawu president Mzwandile Makwayiba said the union was fighting for the implementation of a wage agreement that was reached in 2018, as well as issues relating to health workers who contracted Covid-19.
Nehawu said last week that it will also speed up its preparations and plan for a full-blown strike.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation tonight where he is expected to announce a highly anticipated move to lockdown alert level 1.
A large convoy of taxis blocked the N2 towards the R300 in Cape Town on Tuesday because of a dispute over the Paarl to Bellville route.

Protests Ramaphosa’s silence forces Nehawu to continue with lunch hour demonstrations

The union says it will also speed up its preparations and plan for a full-blown strike.

Protests Health Dept warns that funeral strike could lead to public health risk

During the planned shutdown, there would be no removal of bodies from hospitals or homes and there would be no burials.

Protests Funeral industry planned 3-day national shutdown to start on Monday

During the planned shutdown, there would be no removal of bodies from hospitals or homes and there would be no burials.

Protests WATCH: Protesters demand justice after East Bank High learner murdered

The 18-year-old girl was murdered in the early hours of Sunday morning in East Bank.

Protests WATCH: Gun fired as EFF members clash with police

A number of videos have been circulating on social media with the protest turning violent on Thursday.

Politics ANCYL marches to Walter Sisulu House to get ‘old people’ out

Kolobe Mamabolo said the ANC youth league is led by ‘older people’, and despite the youth league’s members having to be between the ages of 14 and 35, many people are overstaying their welcome. 

Protests Clicks to close all stores on Wednesday to provide counselling to staff

It further said it was still determining the cost of the vandalism and looting in some of its stores.

Protests IRR slams EFF for ‘political theatre’, as govt says ‘no way to resolve conflict’

The EFF demonstrated its callousness and deafness to the very real plight of South Africans by staging its theatre of the empty gesture, the Institute for Race Relations said.

Protests Sanef condemns ‘intimidatory behaviour’ towards eNCA journalists from EFF supporters

In video footage recorded on Monday, the channel’s cameraman was insulted, sworn at and verbally abused.

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) also denounced the violence which occurred.

Protests Video: DA to lay charges against EFF over Clicks protest, wants immediate action

The DA says it will write to SAPS to ask what steps they will be taking against the EFF for their actions.

Protests VIDEO: ‘No court order is going to stop us,’ says Shivambu, as Twitter reacts to Clicks protests

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela and One South Africa Movement leader Mmusi Maimane also weighed in on the matter.

Multimedia Video: EFF shutdown protests see Alberton store set alight, Witbank store petrol-bombed

The party has been calling for Clicks to shut down its stores on a voluntary basis.

Protests Clicks plan to operate as usual amid EFF shutdown threats

Contingency plans have been put in place to ensure the safety of staff and customers.




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