Service Delivery Protests

Activists plan march against mismanagement in Tubatse

Angry community members in Limpopo's Greater Tubatse Municipality on Wednesday filed for permission to march in protest against the municipality.

‘We voted ANC but it seems we are forgotten’

SA police fired rubber bullets and water cannons on Tuesday to quell protests in Orange Farm near Johannesburg in which one policeman was shot.

Protest — but don’t target us

Orange Farm vendors say the protests were hijacked by looters, including school children.

Violent protests won’t be tolerated, says govt

The Cabinet reiterated its view on Thursday that violent protests and general lawlessness will not be tolerated.

Shops looted in Orange Farm protest

Foreigners' shops were looted in Orange Farm during a service-delivery protest on Tuesday, police said.

All calm following Jo’burg service delivery unrest

The Golden highway was opened to traffic on Tuesday following a violent protest on Monday that left a Johannesburg metro policeman injured.

Premier looks to tackle Mpumalanga’s problems

The many service-delivery protests in Mpumalanga have revealed problems with institutional capacity and leadership, Premier David Mabuza says.

Public Protector, Shiceka to visit Balfour

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela and Cooperative Governance Minister Sicelo Shiceka will on Thursday visit Siyathemba township in Balfour.

Calm returns to Balfour

Balfour was calm on Tuesday morning following violent protests on Monday, Mpumalanga police said.

Rethink deployment

An important lesson President Jacob Zuma is learning during the resurgence of service delivery protests is that a charm offensive can go only so far.

Angry Sakhile residents demand Zuma’s attention

The acrid smell of burning tyres filled Sakhile township on Thursday as residents vowed violent protests until Jacob Zuma heeds their complaints.

‘Just ordinary individuals’

Signs of spontaneous community self-organisation have emerged on Gauteng's volatile East Rand as service delivery anger continues to boil.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories