In the week after nine people were shot dead at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina, five churches with predominantly black congregations in five Southern American states burned. Three of the fires were being investigated as arson.
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A group of young Jewish settlers suspected of torching the Catholic Church of the Multiplication, on the spot where Jesus is believed to have performed a Biblical miracle, have been released without charge.
The church, located on the banks of … Read the rest
Officials at the Central Methodist Church in the Joburg city centre believe that the fire at the building was the work of disgruntled members.
The church’s superintendent minister, Reverend Ndumiso Ncombo, said residents had set a room alight to spite … Read the rest
Irate residents of Ledig near the Sun City resort outside Rustenburg, refused to allow North West Local Government MEC Collen Maine to speak to them on Wednesday.
“We could not allow the MEC to speak. We agreed yesterday (Tuesday) that … Read the rest
Motswedi police near Zeerust have arrested twelve suspects on charges of Public Violence and Malicious damage to property on 13 December 2013 at Lobatla village.
It is alleged that the community members went to Lobatla Tribal office and complained about … Read the rest
Residents of Soshanguve, a black township northwest of Pretoria, have burnt down a municipal councillor’s house, according to the South African Police Service.
“The fight erupted after metro police removed people who were occupying RDP houses illegally,” said Colonel Noxolo … Read the rest
Thousands of East Rand residents shut down their schools and ordered children to loot and torch stores belonging to foreigners.
Four teenagers were critically injured in shootouts with foreign shop owners on Thursday and a fifth youth was severely assaulted.… Read the rest
A case of arson is being investigated after a fire claimed the lives of three adults and a baby in the Johannesburg CBD, eNews Channel Africa reported on Sunday.
Police spokeswoman Sibongile Mnguni said police suspected that the fire could … Read the rest
Five people have been arrested for allegedly setting fire to a home in which five people died near Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.
Captain Thulani Zwane said the five, aged between 19 and 36, were arrested on Sunday morning … Read the rest
A truck driver and two other people were in hospital on Thursday after their truck was torched on the N12, Ekurhuleni metro police said.
“The driver and his two co-drivers were seriously injured…. The three were battered by angry mob … Read the rest