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Some Alexandra residents not voting

8 May 2019, 1:50 PM

Some residents of Alexandra north of Johannesburg have boycotted the polls due to what they say is government’s failure to deliver basic services such as water and sanitation to their area.

Vuwani poster

Security tight in Vuwani amid calls for a total shutdown

7 May 2019, 6:13 AM

Security is tight around Vuwani township and surrounding areas in Limpopo after a call by the Pro Makhado Task Team for a total shutdown of services on Tuesday.

SAHRC, Office of Public Protector set to visit Alexandra

3 May 2019, 7:21 AM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the Office of the Public Protector will on Friday morning visit Alexandra township north of Johannesburg following last month’s protests. 

Herman Mashaba

Alex residents eager to engage with Mashaba

15 April 2019, 9:53 AM

The Alexandra Shutdown Committee says they are looking forward to Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba’s visit to the township on Monday.

Ramaphosa arrives in Alexandra Township

11 April 2019, 2:10 PM

African National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Alexandra Township, North of Johannesburg where he is expected to address residents who have been protesting over housing, crime and waste management among other. 

A man walks with a car tyre as he barricades the street during a service delivery protest in Alexandra township.

SAHRC investigates human rights violations in Alexandra

10 April 2019, 8:49 AM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is currently investigating human rights violations in Alexandra.

David Makhura

President Ramaphosa will address Alex’s concerns on Thursday: Makhura

9 April 2019, 5:06 PM

Gauteng Premier David Makhura, has voiced concern over the mushrooming of illegal structures in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg and has urged law enforcement agencies to deal with the issue.

Herman Mashaba

Mashaba accuses ANC of sabotage in Alex protests

9 April 2019, 4:25 PM

Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, claims his DA-led administration is being sabotaged.

Alexandra residents

Makhura to brief Ramaphosa over Alex concerns

9 April 2019, 11:21 AM

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, says he has received a memorandum from the committee which organised the recent total shutdown protest in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg.

People marching to Sandton

Situation tense as Alexandra residents march towards Sandton

8 April 2019, 11:40 AM

The situation is tense in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, as residents march towards Sandton. Police are monitoring the situation closely.



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