Scuffles between ANC members during #OccupyLuthuliHouse protests

Security forces were very worried when opposing African National Congress marched to Luthuli House earlier today, according to EWN reporter Clement Manyathela.

Members of the #OccupyLuthuliHouse protest, who were protesting calling for President Jacob Zuma, changed their initial plan, when another protest defending Zuma and Luthuli House emerged.

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) confirmed that it had mobilised supporters under the campaign #DefendLuthuliHouse.

Just an hour into that gathering we saw another protest merging. They were calling themselves defenders of Luthuli House. I had spoken to some members of that group, some of them were coming all the way from Free State and KwaZulu Natal.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

Journalists were pushed by MKMVA members who did not want the media to report on the #OccupyLuthuliHouse.

EWN reporter, Christa Eybers says some of the MKMVA members smelling alcohol.

A lot of MKMVA veterans were pushing us around, grabbing cameras. They were swearing. They even grabbed some of the women journalists inappropriately. I for one felt very violated.

Christa Eybers, EWN reporter

Listen to the audio below for more information...

Read More
Standard Bank asks court to block Zuma and Cabinet from Gupta-banks saga

Standard Bank asks court to block Zuma and Cabinet from Gupta-banks saga

Standard Bank asked court to rule that entire executive not be permitted to intervene in its dispute with the Gupta companies.

Joe Mafela celebrated for breaking barriers in SA arts

Joe Mafela celebrated for breaking barriers in SA arts

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said that veteran actor Joe Mafela affected a quiet revolution in the industry.

The ANC lost its moral compass some time back - analyst

The ANC lost its moral compass some time back - analyst

Political analyst professor Lesiba Teffo says the ANC's loss of moral rectitude started at the top, with President Jacob Zuma.

Cabinet meeting agenda still unknown - EWN Reporter

Cabinet meeting agenda still unknown - EWN Reporter

Presidential motorcade now on route to Union Buildings after Kathrada funeral postponed the start of Wednesday's Cabinet meeting.

 Eco-Match gives construction waste new life (far away from landfills)

Eco-Match gives construction waste new life (far away from landfills)

Eco-Match finds green and cost-effective ways to eliminate construction waste and create new recycled concrete material.

South Africans must learn from Ahmed Kathrada, reflects ANC vet Andrew Mlangeni

South Africans must learn from Ahmed Kathrada, reflects ANC vet Andrew Mlangeni

Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni says Ahmed Kathrada brought dignity to SA and warned the ANC not to reverse his legacy.

Popular articles
It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

What does funny-man Marc Lottering fear (and love, and hope for…) about money?

What does funny-man Marc Lottering fear (and love, and hope for…) about money?

Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money. Enter Marc Lottering…

William Kentridge (world-renowned South African artist) opens up about money

William Kentridge (world-renowned South African artist) opens up about money

Bruce Whitfield interviews one of our most beloved artists of all time about his money hopes, fears, successes, failures, etc.

NSFAS to reopen 2017 applications

NSFAS to reopen 2017 applications

National Student Financial Aid Scheme says it will reopen 2017 loan applications after receiving requests for deadline extension.

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Bruce Whitfield interviews a Portfolio Manager about what she believes are the hottest stocks right now.

5 advantages of leasing instead of owning a car (lower monthly payments!)

5 advantages of leasing instead of owning a car (lower monthly payments!)

Want (or need) a new car? Dale Scorer (a wealth manager at AlphaWealth) reckons you should consider leasing.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?