10/05/2017 15:19 SAST | Updated 10/05/2017 15:47 SAST

The Common Thread In Protests Spreading Across SA's Communities

Protests have rocked the country in recent weeks and dominated the news cycle.

Protests have taken the centre stage across the country from Coligny all the way to Vuwani.

The protest actions have reach levels where looting and torching of properties have become commonplace, and the police have deployed extreme force. As you watch or read the news, you may have come to realise there is a common thread in the coverage.