Among those atrocities, the army says, have been residents being forced to loot homes, take up arms, or become sex slaves.
Prosecutors in Pennsylvania plan to retry Cosby on charges that he sexually assaulted Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004.
The Education MEC says he wants to tackle the increasing number of cases of misconduct involving teachers.
Protestors from Snake Park took to the streets over a lack of housing on Tuesday.
The disgruntled group was hoping that the matter would be tabled at Tuesday's special NEC meeting but it is understood the Western Cape's problems were not discussed.
The case was brought by an organisation arguing that there’s religious bias in South African public schools.
The department has previously said that litigation against it is mounting, with more medical negligence cases being opened against its health officials at hospitals.
On Sunday, protesters torched a MyCiti bus and stoned a number of others.