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Another suspect arrested over Senekal court riot

Another suspect has been arrested following a protest which turned violent outside the Senekal Magistrate’s Court in Free Sate on Tuesday, 6 October. The Citizen...

Tensions high as early morning Senekal protests start

Tensions are high and police visibility even higher as thousands of protesters from various organisations and political groups take to the streets of Senekal...

Cape Town protests escalate, resulting in five arrests

Five people were arrested in Steenberg and in Jakes Gerwel Road in Bishop Lavis, Cape Town after protesters burnt tyres and barricaded roads on...

Restaurants set to block roads with tables, chairs in protest on...

The biggest-ever united protest in the history of South Africa’s restaurant industry is set to take place on Wednesday as hundreds of eateries, coffee...

CUT students out on bail following fundraising initiative

Deputy President of the SRC at the Central University of Technology (CUT), Tshegofatso Mojanaga has confirmed that all students who were arrested on Thursday,...

Boikhutsong residents demand schools and clinic

Community members from Boikhutsong outside Ventersdorp in North West continued a service delivery protest today. OFM News reports that according to provincial  police spokesperson, Sam...

Senekal protests have impact on health services

The Free State Department of Health is concerned that protests in Senekal will affect services for patients in need of emergency care. According to...

‘Youth involved in protests jeopardise future employability’

With the elections looming, community protests have being keeping the police busy. Free State’s Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Solly Lesia, issued a stern...

Bothaville community members take to the streets in #FSprotests

Community protest action has spilt over to Bothaville in the Free State. Police spokesperson, Stephen Thakeng, told OFM News ten men were arrested yesterday and...

Public is losing faith in local leaders: Analyst

Over the past two months, there has been protesting action in Mangaung's townships just about every week. This protest action has been in the...

‘Police harassment’ in Phase 7

Ntswaki Sello and Thandeka Mokhali, who were innocently watching the drama of the service delivery protests at the Dewetsdorp Road unfold on Monday morning,...

Residents protest over service delivery on Dewetsdorp Road

Residents of Phase 6 and 7 have been protesting about poor service delivery on the Dewetsdorp road since early this morning. They have been...

NWU Mafikeng Campus management dedicated to finding solutions

Management of the North West University's Mafikeng Campus is dedicated towards finding sustainable solutions to problems raised by students regarding study fees for 2017. University...

Today, 31 years ago, the State of Emergency was declared in...

The increasing popular resistance and violent township protests amid the 1980s forced the South African government to declare a State of Emergency. On 20...

Stability in Zimbabwe is still in question

Following a two day national shutdown of schools and hospitals due to violent protests in Zimbabwe, civil servants are back at work and some...

Charges against UFS students withdrawn unconditionally

Charges against two University of the Free State (UFS) students who were initially arrested during protest on 24 February at the Bloemfontein campus have...

Legal Aid welcomes NPA’s decision to withdraw charges against UFS students

Legal Aid South Africa has welcomed the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) decision to withdraw charges against seven of the nine University of the Free...

Two Eastern Cape entrances blocked for the Free State

Two Free State roads entering the Eastern Cape Province has been blocked by taxis since this morning (Friday). The road between Zastron and Sterkspruit...