Six Mangosuthu University of Technology students arrested

Protests started early on Monday morning, with tyres set alight and placed in roads outside the institution.

Six students from the Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) were arrested at the institution’s uMlazi campus on Monday during protests.

Six Mangosuthu University of Technology students arrested
Six Mangosuthu University of Technology students arrested

Six Mangosuthu University of Technology students arrested

Protests started early on Monday morning, with tyres set alight and placed in roads outside the institution.

We’ll shut down varsities over historic debt – students’ unions

We’ll shut down varsities over historic debt – students’ unions

‘If universities refuse to register students on Monday, we will have no choice but to shut down all universities,’ said the Tshwane ANCYL chairperson.
Vavi happier to be outside the ANC alliance now

Vavi happier to be outside the ANC alliance now

He wants people to understand, though, that trade union fragmentation does not ‘serve the agenda of the workers’.
SA needs ‘400,000 jobs a year to stop strikes’, and that won’t be happening

SA needs ‘400,000 jobs a year to stop strikes’, and that won’t be happening

Instead of helping to end unemployment, strikes worsen it and cost the country billions in lost production and wages, an expert says.
Dead-end for MyCiTi strikers as insourcing motion is denied

Dead-end for MyCiTi strikers as insourcing motion is denied

About 260 MyCiTi workers went on an unprotected strike on 15 October last year, and frequently clashed with police.
These are the cities Cosatu will be ‘shutting down’ this morning

These are the cities Cosatu will be ‘shutting down’ this morning

The federation is going out of its way to make your Wednesday as ‘inconvenient’ as possible.
Unemployed demand jobs at Bospoort Dam project, Rustenburg

Unemployed demand jobs at Bospoort Dam project, Rustenburg

A group of the unemployed, mostly youth, stopped workers from entering the plant today.
Cosatu plans to bring SA to (even more of) a standstill

Cosatu plans to bring SA to (even more of) a standstill

The labour federation says the national shutdown has intentionally been planned ahead of the budget speech, so their concerns could be addressed.
Nehawu announces national strike, wants higher education DG Gwebinkundla Qonde fired

Nehawu announces national strike, wants higher education DG Gwebinkundla Qonde fired

Nehawu general secretary Zola Saphetha said the ‘national strike’ will commence at workplaces on Thursday morning. 
DA’s Van Damme slams Ndabeni-Abrahams’ actions to ‘censor’ journalists

DA’s Van Damme slams Ndabeni-Abrahams’ actions to ‘censor’ journalists

The minister’s actions were against the constitutional values of freedom of the press, according to the DA MP.
Sanef condemns Ndabeni-Abrahams for censoring ANC manifesto launch protests

Sanef condemns Ndabeni-Abrahams for censoring ANC manifesto launch protests

The minister of communications was caught on video stopping journalists from covering service delivery protests.
Ethekwini CPF urges protesting students to stop destroying property

Ethekwini CPF urges protesting students to stop destroying property

Cluster chairperson, Imtiaz Syed, it was unfortunate that protests at universities reached such dangerous levels that lives came under threat.
WATCH: Rubber bullets, burning tyres as protesters block Marlboro drive

WATCH: Rubber bullets, burning tyres as protesters block Marlboro drive

The road where violent protests took place is now partially open to traffic, but motorists are still advised to use alternative routes.
Refrain from excessive force during student protests – Amnesty International SA

Refrain from excessive force during student protests – Amnesty International SA

Universities must also desist from relying on private security corporations not trained to handle protests to intimidate students, AI South Africa said.
BLF to picket at Mining Indaba and lay charges against Ramaphosa

BLF to picket at Mining Indaba and lay charges against Ramaphosa

The party has a busy day of protests on Thursday, with two picketing events the party to attend.
Protest action flares up in Midrand

Protest action flares up in Midrand

Traffic on Allandale Road near Mastiff Road has been affected by the protest action.
ANCYL calls for restraint following killing of  EFF member DUT student

ANCYL calls for restraint following killing of EFF member DUT student

According to police, about 30 students armed with stones, rocks and bricks, stormed a DUT administration block on Ritson Road.
EFF student member shot and killed at DUT, party says

EFF student member shot and killed at DUT, party says

The police have reportedly opened a murder docket and the university will remain closed.
KZN health MEC condemns protests that led to 25 arrests

KZN health MEC condemns protests that led to 25 arrests

Two protesters sustained injuries while 25 were arrested during the mayhem. 
No arrests yet made following violent protests at UKZN campuses

No arrests yet made following violent protests at UKZN campuses

Police said no arrests had been made following violent protests at University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) campuses on Monday in which two vehicles and a guard house were set alight by students.
WATCH: UKZN protesting students allegedly set security vehicle alight

WATCH: UKZN protesting students allegedly set security vehicle alight

The university says its academic programme has been suspended with immediate effect and, until further notice, on all university campuses.
Amcu says Sibanye-Stillwater makes new attempt to halt strike

Amcu says Sibanye-Stillwater makes new attempt to halt strike

Sibanye-Stillwater has argued that Amcu no longer has the legal right to strike as it no longer represents the majority of workers at its gold operations.
UPDATE: #PleaseCallMeMovement protests close Vodaworld

UPDATE: #PleaseCallMeMovement protests close Vodaworld

BLF has joined the ‘Please Call Me Movement’ in calling for Vodacom to pay the inventor R70 billion.
N4 in Mpumalanga closed due to protests

N4 in Mpumalanga closed due to protests

The N4 Toll Road between Bronkhorspruit and Pretoria is closed due to a protest in eMalahleni.
IN PICS: Randfontein service delivery protest turns ugly

IN PICS: Randfontein service delivery protest turns ugly

Aggrieved residents then made their way to the local municipality with the aim of handing over a memorandum to the mayor.
Metrobus tells Cape Town commuters to find alternative transport amid strike

Metrobus tells Cape Town commuters to find alternative transport amid strike

Metrobus said that non-striking workers were not able to work because of ‘minor acts of intimidation’ from striking workers.

 

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