Protests

  • Africa & World

    SA Govt says recovered looted goods to destroyed

    THE South African Government says all recovered stolen goods will only be used as evidence in criminal cases where suspects will be appearing in courts on charges of theft and looting. Last week some residents went on a looting spree in both KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. Briefing the media acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says police are conducting home…

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  • Africa & World

    Over 117 killed in violent protests in South Africa

    A total of 117 people have lost their lives during violent protests which have been taking place for a week in South Africa, said Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni on Thursday while addressing the media about the latest development in the protests in the country. Ntshavheni said 26 deaths had been recorded in Gauteng, while 91 lives were…

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  • Africa & World

    South Africa to deploy more soldiers as protests, looting continue

    DURBAN, South Africa – South Africa plans to deploy up to 25,000 soldiers in two provinces where security forces are struggling to quell days of looting, arson and violence, its defence minister told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday, according to local news channel eNCA. A military surge of that size would increase tenfold the number of soldiers deployed in the…

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