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A diepsloot resident walks through smoke after a night of looting in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg. The looting was allegedly caused as a result of retaliation after two zimbabwean men were killed by another foreign national. May 2013

A diepsloot resident walks through smoke after a night of looting in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg. The looting was allegedly caused as a result of retaliation after two zimbabwean men were killed by another foreign national. May 2013

Foreign nationals flee Diepsloot with their belongings after a night of looting in Diepsloot. May 2013

Foreign nationals flee Diepsloot with their belongings after a night of looting in Diepsloot. May 2013

A bakkie is filled with shop goods following a night of looting

A bakkie is filled with shop goods following a night of looting

Residents photograph the interior of a looted shop. May 2013

Residents photograph the interior of a looted shop. May 2013

Foreign nationals flee Diepsloot with their belongings after a night of looting in Diepsloot

Foreign nationals flee Diepsloot with their belongings after a night of looting in Diepsloot

People protest outside the Benoni Magistrates court, east of Johannesburg, during the bail application of nine policemen accused of murdering a Mozambican national, Mido Macia, by dragging him behind a police vehicle last week. March 2013

People protest outside the Benoni Magistrates court, east of Johannesburg, during the bail application of nine policemen accused of murdering a Mozambican national, Mido Macia, by dragging him behind a police vehicle last week. March 2013

A family member of Mido Macia preys before entering Macia's South African residence before a ceremony to clean his body after he was allegedly killed by policemen in Daveyton, Johannesburg. March 2013

A family member of Mido Macia preys before entering Macia’s South African residence before a ceremony to clean his body after he was allegedly killed by policemen in Daveyton, Johannesburg. March 2013

A family member cleans Mido Macia's body during a ceremony at his South African residence before being driven to his funeral. March 2013

A family member cleans Mido Macia’s body during a ceremony at his South African residence before being driven to his funeral. March 2013

Jossefa Macia performs a traditional ceremony for his son, Mido, who was allegedly killed by the Daveyton police by being dragged behind a vehicle, at the holding cells where his son died according to police. March 2013

Jossefa Macia performs a traditional ceremony for his son, Mido, who was allegedly killed by the Daveyton police by being dragged behind a vehicle, at the holding cells where his son died according to police. March 2013

Three-year-old Sergio Macia, wipes away tears from his mother, Biuda's face, during a funeral service for his father. March 2013

Three-year-old Sergio Macia, wipes away tears from his mother, Biuda’s face, during a funeral service for his father. March 2013

Mido Macia's father, Jossefa, scatters soil in the grave of his son. March 2013

Mido Macia’s father, Jossefa, scatters soil in the grave of his son. March 2013

Mido Macia's wife, Biuda, breaks down as she plants a flower on the grave of her husband during his funeral service in Matola. March 2013

Mido Macia’s wife, Biuda, breaks down as she plants a flower on the grave of her husband during his funeral service in Matola. March 2013

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A protester flings a rock in a sling made from a tie at police during a protest at Anglo Platinum’s Jabulani Mine’s Khuseleka Shaft 1. The protesters are demanding to be reinstated with a higher wage after Anglo Platinum dismissed 12 000 of it’s employees earlier this month. Oct 2012

Striking truck drivers are prevented from entering Park Station in Johannesburg’s CBD by police officers. The workers are demanding an increase of 12 percent. Sep 2012

Police monitor Park Station in Johannesburg’s CBD as commuters arrive during a truck driver strike. Sep 2012

Striking truck drivers are prevented from entering Park Station in Johannesburg’s CBD by police officers. Sep 2012

Striking truck drivers are prevented from entering Park Station in Johannesburg’s CBD by police officers. Sep 2012

Striking truck drivers protest through Park Station in the Johannesburg CBD as they demand an increase of 12 percent. Sep 2012

The remains of a truck set alight allegedly by striking truck drivers in Denver near Johannesburg’s CBD is seen on the side of the road. Sep 2012

Kya Sands Protest

A policeman jumps from a Nyala at the Kya Sands informal settlement during a service delivery protest. Mar 2012

Kya Sands Protest

Protesters from the Kya Sands informal settlement blocked Malibongwe street on Monday during a service delivery protest. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

Protesters dance on the street. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

A protester threatens the police during the protest. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

A protester pleads with the police as they block the road. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

A policeman watches as the crowd protests. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

A palisade fence is placed on the road during the protest. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

A protester jumps to hit a signboard with a stick. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

A protester shouts as others raise their sticks. Mar 2012

Kya Sands

A South African flag is held up by one of the protesters. Mar 2012

Zandspruit Protest

A policeman pulls at a flaming barricade during the protest. Jun 2011

A policeman patrols a road during a service delivery protest in Zandspruit township, north of Johannesburg. Jun 2011

Zandspruit Protest

Police pull a man over a barricade during the Zandspruit protest. Jun 2011

Zandspruit Protest

A policeman extinguishes a burning tyre during the service delivery protest. Jun 2011

A woman from Maqheleng walks past raw sewage as she carries water for kilometers in the early morning. Apr 2011

Residents of the township protest outside the courtcase where Andries Tatane was killed by six police officers during a service delivery protest over water. Apr 2011

 

Wife of Andries Tatane weeps as she attends the court hearing. Apr 2011

 

Protesters jump on the back of a police Nyala during the court proceedings. Apr 2011

Zandspruit informal settlement near Honeydew, Johannesburg, protest over lack of service delivery. Mar 2011

Protesters throw stones at police. Mar 2011

Residents are seen through a smoke barricade. Mar 2011

Police open fire on protesting residents. Mar 2011

A resident is attended to after being struck by a rubber bullet in his face during the protest. Mar 2011

Residents walk on the center barricade during the protest. Mar 2011

Hundreds of residents of Alexandra township in northern Johannesburg protested in the streets about being told that informal structures in the area would be demolished soon. Nov 2010

A protester carries a tyre during the protest. Nov 2010

A man attempts to throw a crate during the protest. Nov 2010

Protesters outside the Weskoppies hospital in Pretoria. The second day of the public servant strike saw hospitals around South Africa close and police were forced to fire rubber bullets in some areas. Aug 2010

Patients wait in the Tshepong TB Hospital as striking public servants pass through the centre. Some patients claim to have not received their medication this morning. Aug 2010

Unions are demanding an 8.6 percent increase with a R1000 housing allowance, while the South African government is only offering 7 percent with a R700 housing allowance. Aug 2010

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