ANC language investigated after threat in parliament

The DA will file affidavits alleging “bad language” after an MP was physically threatened by Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina.

During the presidency budget vote on Tuesday Steenhuisen said Masina had mouthed: “I will f*&k … Read the rest

Violence in Baltimore spikes

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the Baltimore’s recent spike in violence “disheartening” Thursday as police work to address a dramatic increase in homicides and nonfatal shootings in the black American city.

“It’s extremely frustrating,” the mayor told reporters at a news … Read the rest

Baltimore burns as another US city succumbs to race riots

Rioters plunged the US city of Baltimore into chaos, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.

The … Read the rest

Father blackmailed by blacks with torture pictures from his pregnant daughter’s own cellphone

South African crime and violence have taken an even more bizarre twist as a pregnant young woman, Leandi Venter, was hijacked in her car a week ago, assaulted and tortured, with pictures of the battered girl sent to her father … Read the rest

Fresh xenophobic attacks haunt Joburg CBD

Foreigners sought refuge at the Primrose police station on Wednesday night saying they were terrified, Gauteng police confirmed.

Attacks and vehicle stonings marked fresh xenophobic violence in Johannesburg.

“The group of [20] foreign nationals went to the police station saying … Read the rest

Somalia, Malawi concerned about attacks on nationals

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Premier Senzo Mchunu are to meet diplomats from African States in Durban Tuesday morning to discuss the wave of attacks on foreign nationals in the province.

King Goodwill Zwelithini met with the … Read the rest

ANC has different approach to colonialism, says Mantashe

The African National Congress does not have the same attitude towards whites as Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

“When it comes to our attitudes we theorise colonialisation differently to Zanu-PF,” Mantashe told New24.

“That is … Read the rest

With votes in, dangerous part of Nigerian elections begins

After waiting in long lines around the country over the past two days to vote, Nigerians are engaged in another long wait—to find out who will lead their country for the next four years. Both incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan and … Read the rest

Terrorists celebrate 20 years of terror

Former Palestinian terrorist Leila Khaled’s visit to Soweto on Sunday turned into a celebration of violence, armed terror and crime “for a noble cause”.

Posters of Nelson Mandela adorned the walls of the Donaldson Orlando Community Centre in Soweto with … Read the rest