Violence

DUT Shooting: EFF Threatens To Pay Private Hospitals A Visit

At the memorial service of the Durban University of Technology student who was shot and killed by private security last week during a protest,...

Nsfas, Accommodation Protests Spread To UJ

Students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have joined the spurt of student protests that have flared up this week. Students, supported by their...

Harassment, Scuffles Break Out At Wits Hunger Strike

The situation at Wits University is tense on Tuesday morning. There have been clashes between students and private security in Solomon House where students...

Malema And Rape As A Metaphor

It is disturbing enough to hear someone use rape as a metaphor in casual conversation. It's even worse when the leader of a political...

Fees Must Fall’s Bonginkosi Khanyile Vows To Continue Fighting After Sentencing

On Monday, Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been sentenced to three years house arrest under correctional services supervision and ordered to pay...

Gwede Mantashe Invades Xolobeni

“It felt like it was the first or second world war. We asked ourselves what the need for so many police was,” Nonhle Mbuthuma...

Zimbabwe: How A Fuel Price Hike Sparked A National Shutdown

For the past three days Zimbabweans have filled the streets of Harare and Bulawayo in protest of a sharp fuel increase, which is the...

Christmastime When Your Parents Abandoned You

Christmas time is for those who celebrate it to do so with their loved ones, but it is specially a time where children often...

After The Police Teargas Came The Stillborn Baby

“He was going to be our first son. His father always talked about how he will take him to work with him and leave...

Durban: The Government Is Attempting To Evict People Living With Disabilities

“All we want is to remain at the centre, work and get our money. Our families are hungry,” visually impaired Evelyn Gumede told the...

Yemen: “We Can’t Save Their Lives”

The MSF hospital in Abs is currently receiving war wounded every day. Between August and September we treated 362 injured people, more than 40...

At Gender-Based Violence Summit, Ramaphosa Calls For ‘Tangible Solutions’

“The murder of womxn* in this country is corroding the soul of our nation,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said. He was addressing a room filled...

The Role Of Families In Preventing Violence In Schools

On the 17th of September 2018, the minister of basic education, Angie Motshekga, called on law enforcement agencies to help quell the recent spate...

Understanding Human Trafficking in South Africa

Of late, social media has been awash with pictures, videos and warnings about human trafficking. But it isn't a new problem in South Africa....

DUT’s Messy Student Politics And Election Affairs

With the commencement of Student Representative Council elections at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), came tensions following complains from different student bodies that...

SA Students: “Grant FMF Activists Blanket Amnesty”

It's been almost a year since then-president Jacob Zuma announced free tertiary education, legitimising the call of South African students. However, a number of...

Trial Date Set For Zolile Khumalo Murder Accused

A trial date has been set in the murder case of Zolile Khumalo. The trial will be heard from 8 to 12 October in...

Shooting At TUT: “We Went Back to 1976”

UPDATE** The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested two police officers in connection with the death of Katlego Monareng, the slain Tshwane University...

FMF Activist Calls For Fees Must Fall TRC, All Protest-Related Charges...

During the 2015 and 2016 Fees Must Fall (FMF) protests, many student activists were charged with public violence and destruction of property. Even after...

Pretoria Shutdown As Women And GNC People March Against GBV

On Wednesday, thousands of women and gender-nonconforming people took to the streets around Southern Africa. They were marching against the scourge of gender-based violence...
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