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Guinea rows back on voter list plan after riots

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Guinea's government said it has delayed a plan to revise the country's voter lists, potentially paving the way for talks with the...

Service delivery protest turns violent

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Police fired rubber bullets at protestors in Zenzele, Ekurhuleni, after running battles with residents protesting the lack of electricity and other services. Residents...

Thousands riot in south China over land grabs: report

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Thousands of people have attacked government buildings in southern China in a protest over land sales, a newspaper reported the latest outbreak...

Poll riots hit Zambia, opposition leads tight race

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Youths went on the rampage in northern Zambia's Copper Belt, a stronghold of opposition leader Michael Sata who is leading the race...

South Africa has the ingredients for Arab Spring style protests; will...

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South Africa has all the basic ingredients for the type of dissatisfaction that could lead to highly contagious anti-government protests of the...

As disaffected youth protest over poverty and politics, police policy needs...

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As the gap between the rich and the poor widens, rioting is becoming a common sight amongst disaffected youth, from Algeria to...

UK social media controls point to wider “info war”

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British Prime Minister David Cameron's flirtation with the idea of social media censorship controls after recent riots might only be the beginning. With...

London riots assisted by BlackBerry Messenger

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As riots continued in London, the role of social media and technology used by rioters is again in the limelight. The usual suspects,...

Riots test PM Cameron’s mettle

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Prime Minister David Cameron, grappling with what could prove a defining crisis of his premiership, will tell parliament how he plans to...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...