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15 June 2017 6:04 AM Gauteng Education Department urges parents to keep children at home for their safety

Johannesburg - The Gauteng Education Department on Thursday urged parents to keep their children at home due to a national taxi strike. "For the sake of the safety of the children the Department believes that all precautionary measures should be taken to keep our children safe," the department said in a statement. "We understand that many schools are writing 36

15 June 2017 4:12 AM Joburg taxi drivers block N1 in protest over vehicle payments

The association argues that the monthly installments on the Toyota Quantum’s it uses are simply unaffordable. JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) say taxi drivers have blocked the N1 highway in both directions at the Allandale off-ramp in Midrand. The protest is causing traffic delays on the N12 East, the Golden Highway and Nirvana 53

03 June 2017 1:41 AM GALLERY: Red Ants evict hundreds in Newtown

The Red Ants, accompanied by Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officers and the sheriff, evicted hundreds of people on Friday morning who had occupied land under a bridge in Newtown. The space is currently owned by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa). According to a court order from the Johannesburg high court, dating back to July 14 2015, more than 200 families 52

20 May 2017 11:10 AM #MandlaHlatswayo: 'A thousands words won't bring you back'

Phindile Hlatshwayo, Mandla's mother, had a heartfelt message to her son which reads: "Mandla my child. A thousands words won't bring you back. You we precious gift, my shining star put off before time. They say time will heal. "You fooled me on Sunday, by being the first to wish me a happy Mother's Day. Only to realise that was an eternal goodbye. Days before 24

10 May 2017 9:03 AM SAPS, JMPD join forces to end Joburg protests

"Tragically, the legitimate concerns of communities have been hijacked by criminal elements who would seek to use the protests for their own needs. A number of shops have been looted and businesses negatively affected which further impacts on economic opportunities within these communities." Protests that started in Eldorado Park on Monday spread to other 26

09 May 2017 7:22 AM Golden Highway still blocked amid protests

On Monday, residents of Eldorado Park and Freedom Park took to the street to protest against poor service delivery and a perennial housing shortage. The Golden Highway between the N12 and Union Road on Tuesday remained impassable a day after protesters from Eldorado Park left debris, including rocks, strewn along the thoroughfare. “Roads inside of Ennerdale 28

08 May 2017 4:54 PM Mbalula condemns violence in Eldorado Park

Johannesburg - The Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has condemned the violent protests that took place in Finetown and Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg on Monday. Mbalula also condemned the attack on journalists, saying their mandate is to report the very same protest and grievances. “South Africans have the right to lawfully protest but in exercising 24

19 April 2017 8:28 AM Mashaba to blame for #JoburgIDP17 violence: ANCYL

Mashaba earlier on Wednesday said: “A number of individuals were injured following the violence, including an EFF [Economic Freedom Fighters] member who had a gash to his head, as well as the chairperson of Ward 112, Andrew Osmond, who was hit with a brick on the back of his head with such force that he was concussed and had to be taken to hospital 21

17 April 2017 3:37 PM Guptas considering legal options after Hindu ceremony protest

Cape Town - The Gupta family is considering their legal options after a group of 10 people protested the family's Shrimad Bhagwat Katha religious ceremony this weekend, their lawyer has said. A group of ten people from Johannesburg Against Injustices (JAI) conducted a "small, silent protest" outside the Military Museum in Saxonwold on Sunday, where the Gupta-organised 25

16 April 2017 5:12 PM BLF 'protects' Guptas against 'Rupert agents' at religious ceremony

Johannesburg – Members of Black First Land First (BLF) interrupted a protest by Johannesburg Against Injustices (JAI) at a Shrimad Bhagwat Katha ceremony organised by the Gupta family at the Military Museum in Saxonwold on Sunday. BLF said they were there to protect the rights of the Guptas to celebrate their religion, and it would not stand for 'agents 28