31 July 2021
2 week ago
Acting Minister in the Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, says one of the 12 alleged instigators of the violent looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has been arrested
2 week ago
Asked about RSA violence, "we certainly track and watch closely" the unrest in the streets of South Africa, says @PressSec
SANDF soldiers have been deployed in Alexandra in Johannesburg to assist law enforcement officials to restore law and order following violence and looting over the past few days
South African army mobilises reserves to deal with deteriorating law and order situation2 week ago
South African army mobilises reserves to deal with deteriorating law and order situation
A third taxi related shooting occurred at the Cape Town Station deck this morning after an argument ensued between disgruntled drivers of rival taxi associations. Police have been deployed to the area. No arrests have been made.
At Maponya Mall in Soweto, which by contrast is locked down and secure with police, soldiers and private security on the scene2 week ago
At Maponya Mall in Soweto, which by contrast is locked down and secure with police, soldiers and private security on the scene
There was yet another shooting incident in the Cape Town deck. People started running into Grand Central Mall and that sparked the fear of looting. Shop owners immediately closed all doors. No looting is taking place, people were running for cover from the taxi shooting
2 week ago
South Africa unrest death toll climbs to 72, police say
Three people died in Greytown after dozens of beer crates fell on them at a liquor store2 week ago
Three people died in Greytown after dozens of beer crates fell on them at a liquor store
Durban - SAPREF calls force majeure and shuts down its fuel refinery operations
Police and soldiers are on the ground attempting to stop the ongoing looting. Vosloorus in Gauteng2 week ago
Police and soldiers are on the ground attempting to stop the ongoing looting. Vosloorus in Gauteng
KZN - Pietermaritzburg: the SAB depot - next door to Makro Looting
2 week ago
The South African National Defence Force has been deployed to Soweto, Gauteng, to quell clashes between police and protestors. Violent protests continued this morning, with some police officers sustaining injuries after being pelted with stones
South Africa: wave of collective self-reductions and clashes with policemen in poor neighborhoods of large cities. The crackdown has left at least 6 dead 500 arrests. Images from yesterday in Johannesburg2 week ago
South Africa: wave of collective self-reductions and clashes with policemen in poor neighborhoods of large cities. The crackdown has left at least 6 dead 500 arrests. Images from yesterday in Johannesburg
2 week ago
Police officers have reportedly come under attack from protestors – as looting and the vandalism of stores continues in Diepkloof, Soweto, in Gauteng
2 week ago
Reports from Meadowlands, Soweto are that several people have been killed in a stampede. Premier David Makhura, who was meant to address media at midday, is on the way there now, he will speak after the situation there is assessed
Looting sprees continue in KwaZulu-Natal. Durban
Possible attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa amid breakout of right-wing extremism, warns country's intelligence minister
South African Home Minister: We will ensure that violence does not escalate in the country
2 week ago
Another 22 killed in South Africa unrest after Zuma jailing: AFP
All ATM's here at Diepkloof Square destroyed in ongoing looting2 week ago
All ATM's here at Diepkloof Square destroyed in ongoing looting
SA Unrest: 489 arrested in KZN and Gauteng2 week ago
SA Unrest: 489 arrested in KZN and Gauteng
Ramaphosa says 166 arrested in KZN, 320 in Gauteng over the unrest so far
Ramaphosa: For the past two days, Gauteng has experienced looting of shops, damage to property
Ramaphosa: Many South Africans are feeling anxious and scared tonight
SAunrest Ramaphosa: What we are witnessing now are acts of opportunism. There is no political cause that can justify the acts of violence we have seen in KZN and Gauteng
President Cyril Ramaphosa's address to the nation has been moved to 20h30 this evening.
The army was called in to reinforce the overflows in South Africa, on the 4th day of violence initially triggered by the incarceration of former President Jacob Zuma. Riots left at least 6 dead2 week ago
The army was called in to reinforce the overflows in South Africa, on the 4th day of violence initially triggered by the incarceration of former President Jacob Zuma. Riots left at least 6 dead
2 week ago
Looting in progress: Kwa-Thema square mall. Springs. Coe. Gp. protestors shooting at police
Parliament has called for an end to acts of violence and criminality in KZN and GP. NA Speaker, Thandi Modise and NCOP chair Amos Masondo say the right to peaceful protest is protected. However, violence, and incitement go against the country's constitution.
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