Zamdela

 
Polls provide no release for Zamdela's smoldering anger
Polls provide no release for Zamdela's smoldering anger
Feeling that they were locked out of the system was what drove residents of Zamdela township outside Sasolburg in the northern Free State into the...
[Video]Zamdela: Nkandla on voters’ minds
[Video]Zamdela: Nkandla on voters’ minds
The ANC is hoping for 80% in the Free State, but voters’ unhappiness with Jacob Zuma at the helm of the party is starting to show.
Elections 2014: Politics is pointless, say Zamdela residents
Elections 2014: Politics is pointless, say Zamdela residents
A little over a year ago, anti-government sentiment in Zamdela spilled over into the dusty streets in a series of violent protests. 
Sasolburg: Shifting borders at election time
Sasolburg: Shifting borders at election time
Ace Magashule is blamed by residents of Zamdela for the unhappiness that sparked violent protests this week – but he sought to shift the onus...
Parys complains -- anonymously
Parys complains -- anonymously
The ubiquitous cracked and disembowelled streets seem to point to this instability, but in the township of Tumahole, the absence of tarred roads...
Working municipalities the true face of democracy
Working municipalities the true face of democracy
The riots at the Zamdela informal settlement in Sasolburg are the latest in what is by now a long list of municipal-level ­protests since...
Zamdela riots force state's hand -- for now
Zamdela riots force state's hand -- for now
"If we need to burn down this place, then it's fine," Thladiyane Kgodumo, an unemployed Zamdela resident told the Mail &...
Violent Sasolburg demonstrations leave four dead
Violent Sasolburg demonstrations leave four dead
Free State police revised the death toll in the protests from two people to four on Thursday.
Police accused of looting during Sasolburg protest
Police accused of looting during Sasolburg protest
"If I had a camera, I would have taken photos. They took stuff in one Chinese shop and the community followed," said a security guard at a...
Free State premier throws his weight behind Sasolburg task team
Free State premier throws his weight behind Sasolburg task team
Magashule's spokesperson Mondli Mvambi said on Wednesday the task team would provide a further opportunity to consult on the various options...
Zamdela residents vow to fight on in Sasolburg
Zamdela residents vow to fight on in Sasolburg
As the dust settled on the third day of violent protests in Sasolburg, residents of the Zamdela informal settlement vowed to return to the streets on...
Municipal merger on hold after violent Sasolburg protests
Municipal merger on hold after violent Sasolburg protests
Baloyi's decision on Tuesday follows three days of violent protest against the planned move.

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