South Africa

Protests – October 22, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 22, 2018 Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – October 22, 2018 – BURGERSFORT_ (12h00) Taxi violence reported on the R37 in the direction of Polokwane. GAUTENG – October 22, 2018 – ELDORADO PARK_ (06h00) Public violence reported in the area – N12 affected. Unrest likely to spread to Read more…

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Protests – October 15-19, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 15, 2018 Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – October 15, 2018 – Updating: No reports GAUTENG – October 15, 2018 – ELDORADO PARK_ (07h00) Unrest likely in Eldorado Park, Ennerdale, Moffat View, Westbury, Riverlea and Noordgesig. The communities are disgruntled with gang related crime. – GERMISTON_ (07h30) Protest Read more…

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Protests – October 12, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 12, 2018 – TAXI RELATED VIOLENCE_ Taxi related unrest will possibly increase following a petrol price increase recently. Both grades of petrol, 93 and 95 (ULP & LRP), increased by 99 cents and 100 c/l respectively. The petrol hike will place pressure on taxi operators to start Read more…

South Africa

Protests – October 11, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 11, 2018 – TAXI RELATED VIOLENCE_ Taxi related unrest will possibly increase following a petrol price increase recently. Both grades of petrol, 93 and 95 (ULP & LRP), increased by 99 cents and 100 c/l respectively. The petrol hike will place pressure on taxi operators to start Read more…

South Africa

Protests – October 09, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 9, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – October 9, 2018 – Updating: No reports GAUTENG – October 9, 2018 – ELDORADO PARK_ (07h00) Unrest likely to flare up in Eldorado Park, Ennerdale, Moffat View, Westbury, Riverlea and Noordgesig. The communities are disgruntled with gang related crime Read more…

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Protests – October 08, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 8, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – October 8, 2018 – LYDENBURG_ (05h30) Unrest reported just before the Frischgewaagd and Sekhukune turn offs – R37 and Roosenekal Road affected. GAUTENG – October 8, 2018 – CENTURION_ (08h30) Unrest reported in the vicinity of Hennopsriver. RCL Foods Read more…

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Protests – October 05, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 05, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – October 05, 2018 – Mogodi_ (07h00) Unrest reported just after the Atok turn off – R37 affected. GAUTENG – October 05, 2018 – ENNERDALE_ (06h45) Public violence reported on the corner of James and Main Rd. Westbury, Riverlea and Read more…

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Protests – October 04, 2018

RSA-WIDE – October 04, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – October 04, 2018 – STEELPOORT_ (07h00) Unrest reported just before the Roossenekal turnoff. GAUTENG – October 04, 2018 – JOHANNESBURG_ (07h30) Reports being received indicate that the ANC, SANCO, SACP and COSATU will protest in Johannesburg on Friday 05 Read more…

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Protests – October 02, 2018

SA-WIDE DAILY TIMELINE October 02, 2018 (12h00) LIMPOPO October 02, 2018 – Updating: No reports GAUTENG October 02, 2018 – JOHANNESBURG (06h00) Public violence reported in Lindelani Village between Springs and the N12. – PRETORIA (07h30) Unrest reported on Rose-Etta St in Pretoria West. – PRETORIA (08h00) Demonstration likely today Read more…

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Protests – September 27, 2018

RSA-WIDE – September 27, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – September 27, 2018 – STEELPOORT_ (08h00) Reports indicate unrest may erupt. Community meeting at 13h00. GAUTENG – September 27, 2018 – Updating: No reports MPUMALANGA – September 27, 2018 – Updating: No reports FREE STATE – September 27, 2018 Read more…

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Protests – September 26, 2018

RSA-WIDE – September 26, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – September 26, 2018 – STEELPOORT_ (08h15) Unrest reported in the area – Kennedysvale road obstructed. -STEELPOORT_ (12h00) Public violence reported – Steel bridge closed and R555 affected. Unrest expected to escalate. GAUTENG – September 26, 2018 – BOKSBURG_ (07h00) Read more…

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Protests – September 25, 2018

RSA-WIDE – September 25, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – September 25, 2018 – POLOKWANE_ (07h30) Unrest reported. Matlala and Jerusalem Roads affected. – TZANEEN_ (08h15) Public violence reported in Lenyenye – R36 affected. GAUTENG – September 25, 2018 – Updating: No reports MPUMALANGA – September 25, 2018 – Read more…

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Protests – September 20, 2018

SA-WIDE_ DAILY TIMELINE_ September 20, 2018 (20h20) RSA-WIDE – September 20, 2018 – Updating: No reports LIMPOPO – September 20, 2018 – STEELPOORT_ (07h30) Reports indicate unrest may erupt at Two Rivers Platinum Mine and Thorncliffe Mine. GAUTENG – September 20, 2018 – Updating: No reports MPUMALANGA – September 20, Read more…

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Protests – September 18, 2018 (18h00)

SA-WIDE_ TIMELINE_ September 18, 2018 LIMPOPO – September 18, 2018 – Updating: No reports GAUTENG – September 18, 2018 – BOKSBURG_ Public violence reported in Vosloorus – N3 affected. – ROODEPOORT_ (18h00) Reports indicate demonstration planned tomorrow from Zandspruit to Honeydew SAPS. MPUMALANGA – September 18, 2018 – MACHADADORP_ (07h30) Read more…

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Protests – September 16, 2018

SA-WIDE_ TIMELINE_ September 16, 2018 LIMPOPO September 16, 2018 – Updating: No reports GAUTENG September 16, 2018 – Carousel Toll Plaza Unrest reported on the N1 in the vicinity of the Carousel Plaza Toll Plaza MPUMALANGA September 16, 2018 – Updating: No reports FREE STATE September 16, 2018 – Updating: No reports NORTH WEST September Read more…

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Protests – September 15, 2018

SA-WIDE_ TIMELINE_ September 15, 2018 LIMPOPO September 15, 2018 – Updating: No reports GAUTENG September 15, 2018 – Updating: No reports MPUMALANGA September 15, 2018 – Updating: No reports FREE STATE September 15, 2018 – Updating: No reports NORTH WEST September 15, 2018 – Updating: No reports KWAZULU-NATAL September 15, 2018 – Updating: No reports EASTERN Read more…

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USA updates travel warning for South Africa

The US state department has updated its travel advisory for citizens travelling to South Africa. According to the warning, travellers should exercise increased caution in South Africa due to crime, civil unrest, and drought. “Violent crime, such as armed robbery, rape, carjacking, mugging, and “smash-and-grab” attacks on vehicles, is common. There is a higher Read more…

Video

South Africa: The White Laager (1977)

This 1977 United Nations (UN) propaganda documentary examines the role of Afrikaners in South Africa’s former Apartheid system during the 20th century. While the director indulged in a modicum of Afrikaner stereotyping, this documentary is nevertheless an informative ‘glance’ into the latter’s psyche. (IMDB Link)