Newcastle’s mass unaddressed municipal firing could result in a strike

The statement further said that they have discussed the continued plight facing workers dismissed in mass…

A pride of six lions destroyed in Northern KwaZulu-Natal

On Friday, 15 July 2022, Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife explained that due to the threat a pride of 6…

Warning: Risk of higher stages of loadshedding, due to protest action

On Friday, 24 June 2022, the electricity provider pointed out that over the past 24 hours,…

N3 Toll Route closed due to trucks blocking the road

Motorists are warned that trucks are closing off the N3 Tool Route. Therefore, road users are encouraged…

Fikile Mbalula warns truckers that police will not hesitate to unleash the wrath of the law

With Newcastillians around the province dealing with trucks blockading roads, the Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula has…

COSATU working on protests across KZN this Friday

A sense of relief was felt by South Africa and its investors, after the call for…

Adding pressure to potential national shutdown, taxi fee hike protests loom

In terms of Northern KZN, Alfred Duma (Ladysmith) Municipality is not taking any chances on the possible unrest.

Follow up: Protest action ends at ArcelorMittal, as agreement reached

The protest action against ArcelorMittal SA has finally drawn to a conclusion, with the steel giant reaching a…

Intensifying strikes and a mix of violence—ArcelorMittal and NUMSA update

This comes after the Labour Court dismissed AMSA’s interdict application to bring strike action to a…

Strikes at ArcelorMittal will not continue, despite NUMSA’s claims

According to NUMSA, they have rejected an offer of a 5% increase from AMSA management, claiming…

Strike action expected at ArcelorMittal Newcastle, Vanderbijlpark, Pretoria

Protest action is expected at AMSA's Vanderbijlpark, Pretoria and Newcastle branches' main gates on Wednesday, 11 May 2022.

uThukela District Municipality leadership meets with Ezakheni protestors

In response, the Alfred Duma (Ladysmith) Municipality stressed that the action taken by the residents was illegal, as…

Ladysmith Municipality confirms protesters have closed roads in Ezakheni

At this stage, there are road closures preventing all modes of transport from exiting or entering…

Operation Dudula member in court for voice note and KZN protest loom

This follows a member of Operation Dudula appearing in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 6 April…

Police dismiss national protest action threats

"As South Africans prepare to commemorate the Day of Reconciliation on Thursday, 16 December, a dark threat looms."

Van Reenen’s Pass closed due to protest action

"Beginning early this morning, 3 December 2021, truck drivers began barricading the road, generating significant traffic congestion."

Can you expect trucking protests this festive season?

"The Government met with disgruntled truckers and drivers who complained about foreign nationals taking their jobs"

N11 is now open, but traffic will be diverted at the Bergville interchange

"N11 closed due to truck drivers protesting on the N3, causing mass traffic congestion. However, the…

Law enforcement not taking “National Shutdown” threats lightly warns NatJOINTS

"Law Enforcement Agencies are on high alert, implementing measures through the National Joint Operational and Intelligence…

Claims of 2nd phase of civil unrest addressed, police on high alert

"As the nation rebuilds post the civil unrest, do Newcastillians have to fear a second phase…

Protestors burn three trucks and bakkie on N2, between Ermelo and Piet Retief

"SAPS confirmed that three trucks and a double cab bakkie were set alight on the N2,…

161 malls, 11 warehouses and 8 factories affected, as KZN takes stock

"Acting Minister in the Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, says an estimated 150 000 jobs are at risk…

#ProtectSouthAfrica: Newcastle Volunteers needed, and businesses urged to close tomorrow

"The time has come for the community to continue its struggle against the growing unrest in…

#ProtectSouthAfrica: A celebration of people doing their part throughout SA

"Amidst the anarchy, a sense of Ubuntu has surged among SA residents. People of all races,…

Amajuba District Mayor holds Urgent Safety Forum and commends community for efforts

"Despite concerns, Newcastillians across the province refuse to stand by and allow looters to win, joining…

Together, we are stronger: Taxi Association says they will defend South Africans

"One thing the protestors never envisioned nor bank on was the fact that all races, genders…

Durban and Newcastle Municipalities address service delivery a day after protests

"As a result, many people are now looking to their respective Municipalities on what can be…

BREAKING: President Ramaphosa to address the nation following outbreaks of violence

"President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation later today, Monday, 12 July 2021, on the government’s…

“Fake news or not” Police respond to claims of national stay-away for Monday

"During the protests, Newcastle did not escape from the angry mobs calling for Zuma's freedom. A…

Protestors march in Newcastle in support of kidnapping accused

"Initially, the Department of Employment and Labour stepped in to address issues between factory owners and…

Newcastle Clicks stores do not escape protest action by EFF

"As we have all come to learn, the health and beauty retailer, Clicks, has come under…