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South Africa’s state insurer to raise cover for unrest following riots

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South Africa's only insurer covering political violence will increase its premiums to cover a rise in reinsurance costs following some of the worst unrest...

DA outlines expectations for inquiry into riots

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Thandi Modise, and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces...

Six suspected instigators of violent unrest arrested

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Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says six individuals, who have been identified as alleged instigators of the violent riots that flared up...

eSwatini army called in to curb looting at anti-king riots

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The government of eSwatini has called in the army to restore order after days of violent protests against its absolute monarch, the acting prime...

Riots spread in several Tunisian cities for second night

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Riots and violent clashes between Tunisian police and protesters broke out on Sunday in the capital Tunis and at least 1‮5‬ cities for the...

Nigeria boycotts Africa economic summit

Nigeria is boycotting an Africa economic summit in Cape Town, intensifying a diplomatic row after deadly attacks on foreigners in South African cities. The...

SA riot related arrests

South African police arrested more than 80 people and confirmed five deaths as riots in Johannesburg and Pretoria intensified, spreading to surrounding townships with...

Dozens arrested after Jo’burg riots

Police arrested dozens of people in Johannesburg after rioters looted shops, burned tyres and blocked road junctions - the second outbreak of urban rioting...

Protests and riots in South Africa hit record high

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Riots linked to public anger over poor government services and poverty in South Africa hit a record high in 2018, data showed,...

Rioters ransack Malian govt buildings after dispute with Randgold mines

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Rioters in southern Mali ransacked local government buildings on Monday following a dispute between workers and management at Randgold's Loulo and Gounkoto...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...