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Johannesburg - Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has condemned the damage to property during recent protests in Braamfontein. Two buses and a police vehicle were set alight yesterday, after another day of clashes between law enforcement and ...
A riot policeman watches as a police vehicle burns in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Rioters in South Africa set a police vehicle on fire Tuesday and stoned vehicles near a Johannesburg university that has been the ...

police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said the culprits were unknown but the authorities would review footage for evidence. News24's Lizeka Tandwa arrived on the scene of the burning bus in Parktown.
Johannesburg - protests have again erupted in Braamfontein in central Johannesburg. According to JMPD spokesperson Edna Mamonyane, purported students were throwing rocks at a Rea Vaya bus at the corner of Jorissen and Rissik streets in ...
Johannesburg - A police van and a bus was set alight by protesters who blocked roads using rocks and concrete rubbish bins in Braamfontein, on Tuesday afternoon. "Protesters, allegedly students, are out in the streets of Braamfontein. It is reported ...
police confirmed that the van was burning, but were not immediately able to provide further details. Earlier on Tuesday afternoon, motorists were advised to use alternative routes around Braamfontein after roads were closed when people started throwing ...

The Missionaries set up shop in present-day Braamfontein and the parish community of Holy Trinity was born. The Sisters of Mercy opened a school next to the Church - which would later relocate to Milpark and become present-day McAuley House School.
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protesting students at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) on Wednesday called vice-chancellor Adam Habib a "sinner" that should not be allowed at the "holy premises" of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Braamfontein, saying that he had jailed one ...
Dlamini supporters vow to shut down Braamfontein. 2016-10-19 12:58. Iavan Pijoos, Mpho Raborife, News24. Mcebo Dlamini (Iavan Pijoos, News24).
Johannesburg - police say calm has been restored in Braamfontein following violent protests by students overnight. Earlier Jorissen and De Korte Streets were closed off as demonstrators pelted stones at police and passing cars.
protesting students are expected to meet at the Trinity Church in Braamfontein today. Protesting students were mobilising to go to court and lend support to former Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) president Mcebo Dlamini.
Johannesburg - While the front doors of The Orbit jazz club in Braamfontein were being smashed on Friday night, award-winning singer Sibongile Khumalo did not feel afraid.
Johannesburg - Nine people were arrested after overnight clashes in Johannesburg between police and students demanding free education, police said on Saturday.
Cape Town - Nine people were arrested during looting and arson in Braamfontein early on Saturday morning, Johannesburg's Metro police said.
A South African police armoured personnel carrier is seen as a man douses a van on fire in front of the popular jazz bar "the Orbit" in Braamfontein. Photo: AFP / Marco Longari. Johannesburg - Chaotic scenes played out at Wits University on Friday night.
Johannesburg - An SABC van was set alight on Friday night as police tried to calm the chaos allegedly caused by student protesters in Braamfontein. At least four other fires were started on the Wits campus earlier in the evening but were quickly ...

The Orbit, a well-known jazz club in Braamfontein, was directly affected by the looting and violence. Staff members of the Orbit jazz club clean up after a group, believed to be protesters, vandalised the popular club on Friday 14 October 2016.
On Monday Father Graham Pugin of Holy Trinity Church in Braamfontein was shot in the face by police during the student protests.
We all knew it would be a heavyweight bout between students, police and private security. On Monday, the fight spilled out of the ring, and into the audience.
Johannesburg - The Wits Student Representative Council has defended its protest action on the university campus on Monday, and denied that students vandalised and looted stores in Braamfontein. According to the statement released on Tuesday morning, ...
The institution says all its campuses will remain open despite the ongoing disruptions and that students will also be allowed to protest under prescribed conditions.
The pastor of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church next to Wits University, Father Graham Pugin, was shot in the face at close range by a South African Police Service officer, enraging students and sparking further violence in Braamfontein. But he has ...
Kgothatso Mogale | students from Wits University on Monday halted all academic activity across campuses before moving onto the streets of Braamfontein, which was later turned into a battle ground for police and students. email; Print ...
Word came that a small group of protesters were gathering in Braamfontein, outside the gates of the university, and I walked my way past weeping students, laughing students, stone-faced academics, a pigeon walking tight PTSD circles in the square, and ...
It took place in Braamfontein, the commercial district that borders Wits University. The news channel was reporting that a number of shops were looted by what appeared to be young people, though it was not confirmed whether they were indeed students or ...
Johannesburg - In what many were expecting to be a winding down of Monday's escalation of tensions in the #Fees2017 protests, just after sunset the windows of the Puma store on De Korte Street, Braamfontein were smashed and the shop looted.
A special prayer for peace at tertiary institutions was held at the Holy Trinity Church in Braamfontein last night. The church, which borders Wits University, was used as a refuge by students and as a makeshift medical centre during the violence which ...
File: protesting Wits students are expected to meet at the Trinity Church in Braamfontein today. Video: eNCA. Play video content.
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While the front doors of The Orbit jazz club in Braamfontein were being smashed on Friday night, award-winning singer Sibongile Khumalo did not feel afraid.
His arrival comes as nine people are in custody after a spate of looting and arson in Braamfontein on Friday night and Saturday morning, and questions over the safe storage of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on "state capture" which ...
A South African police armoured personnel carrier is seen as a man douses a van on fire in front of the popular jazz bar "the Orbit" in Braamfontein. Photo: AFP / Marco Longari. Johannesburg - Chaotic scenes played out at Wits University on Friday night.
Johannesburg's Neighbourgoods market will be closed on Saturday following the chaos that saw a building and cars torched in Braamfontein on Friday night during a clash between students and the police.
Johannesburg - Nine people were arrested after overnight clashes in Johannesburg between police and students demanding free education, police said on Saturday.
The Orbit front was badly damaged by thugs tonight and our front windows were completely smashed. Braamfontein was a bit of a war zone tonight and there are still police trucks and vans all around wits.
Cape Town - Nine people were arrested during looting and arson in Braamfontein early on Saturday morning, Johannesburg's Metro police said.
Johannesburg - An SABC van was set alight on Friday night as police tried to calm the chaos allegedly caused by student protesters in Braamfontein. At least four other fires were started on the Wits campus earlier in the evening but were quickly ...
There's a high police presence in Braamfontein after violent overnight clashes erupted between student protesters and police.
Braamfontein was occupied and a senseless violence spread like wildfire. A bus was torched and overturned. A priest was shot at the entrance to Holy Trinity Church.
Speaking from the EFF's headquarters in Braamfontein, Malema referred to the Gupta family as a "criminal syndicate" that has "total control" over the president.
students have found more creative ways to ensure that they are not injured during protests. Rolling battles rolled over into Braamfontein where police and students clashed on Monday.Picture: FILE: Rolling battles rolled over into Braamfontein where ...
I abhor violence but I'm not a pacifist. Violence has its time. Monday's violence was predictable. It was like a weather front moving gradually from Wits to Braamfontein. When it came it was like watching a game of rugby between the police and the ...
Calls for govt to 'show sense of urgency' amid crises at universities. Two groups are calling for the support of the private sector as well as effective political leadership.
On Monday Father Graham Pugin of Holy Trinity Church in Braamfontein was shot in the face by police during the student protests.
students ran further back into the east campus where they were blocked by a gate whilst police used a water cannon to try and disperse the students who ran off campus as the gate behind them opened, letting them spill into the streets of Braamfontein ...
The burning of buildings, buses and violence in Braamfontein could have been and should have been prevented. The looting of businesses is a clear indication that many who joined student protests at Wits yesterday were not genuine university students".
... protesting Wits University students and police, the institution says it will resume with learning today in an effort to save the 2016 academic year.
The violence yesterday in Braamfontein was shocking and, of course, Zuma was nowhere to be seen. That might be a blessing but someone has to lead this country.
Johannesburg - Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba condemned the destruction of property and looting during "FeesMustFall" protests in Braamfontein and called on the police to arrests perpetrators. Mashaba said although everyone had a right to ...


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