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Voters’ anger and resignation

It was a quiet day at the polls in the Limpopo district with elders wanting to vote and the youth cynical about elections

Securing the right to education

Vhafamadi Secondary School rebuilt with NLC funding

Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo

Threats of another shutdown in Vuwani as matric exams near

The weekly pop sack: A secret, a poser and a burnt Ntlemeza

The Democratic Alliance thought it would strike while the iron is hot and lead another march to the provincial treasury in Limpopo.

​The Human Rights Commission wants tougher action against those who disrupt schooling

But the problem goes well beyond Vuwani, it said on Thursday, and shows every sign of getting worse.

Five significant findings from the South African Human Rights Commission’s #EducationProtestReport

The SAHRC made significant findings based on hearings with various stakeholders, despite failing to get much insight from pupils themselves.

Elections 2016: Tension in Vuwani as polling stations remain closed on voting day

Early on election day, IEC officials were moving materials, sealed with courier company stickers, but voting stations are still closed.

‘We didn’t burn schools,’ Zuma and 1976 activist tell Youth Day crowd

"Each and every student was hell bent on defending their classrooms. Classrooms were never ever torched," 1976 student leader Dan Montsitsi said.

Limpopo: Another school burnt

The twenty-fourth school in Limpopo has been damaged by arson, and teachers are too scared to report for duty at several of the affected centres.

Letters to the editor: May 20 to 26 2016

Readers write in about June 1976, vandalism, and job creation.

Violent protests are a symptom of people being ignored by politicians

Widespread protest action reflects a sense of alienation in a democracy, and people feel destruction is the only way they’ll be heard.

Service delivery protests set for new highs this election year

Municipal IQ, a body that collects data on protests staged against municipalities says the number of demonstrations are worrisome.

Vuwani parents afraid to send their children to school

The schools may no longer be burning and police are making progress in finding those behind the fiery attacks, but Vuwani residents are not reassured.

Protests: Squashing the burning desire

Burning stuff is a sad state of affairs considering the inroads made recently by protesting done right, writes Hansie Smit.

Fear shuts doors on stranded pupils

No other school wants to take the children in, scared of being torched too.

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