Lindy Heinecken, Stellenbosch University
The initial response to the recent deployment of the South African army to areas of Cape Town hit hard by gang violence evoked relief that peace and stability would be restored to the area.
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Chilling stories about enraged black kasi residents butchering thugs who terrorise them are increasing.
People sweep aside police pleas not to take the law into their own hands. Their answer to thuggery is death by panga, stoning and fire!
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Lorraine Kekana, 30, was made to listen to the groans of her four dying children who had just had their throats slit, allegedly by their father.
Minutes before, her black husband had allegedly phoned her to ask whether she had … Read the rest
Two 16-year-old black youths carrying pangas in a street in Knysna were arrested by police.
Sergeant Chris Spies said the two teenagers were walking down Peter Street and Khayelethu in Knysna on Monday afternoon.
“Members of the police received information … Read the rest
Italy’s simmering anti-immigrant sentiment has been stoked by the murder of an elderly couple in their home in Sicily, allegedly by an African asylum seeker.
Mamadou Kamara, an 18-year-old from the Ivory Coast, allegedly slit the throat of Vincenzo Solano, … Read the rest
The two seven-year-old school girls allegedly gang raped by six boys at a school in Vosloorus are receiving counselling and the perpetrators have been suspended.
The attack on the girls took place during school hours at Rebonthseng Primary on Monday.… Read the rest
The Mozambican man cowered, trying to protect his head, as the blows pounded his body on Tuesday.
The suspected thief, known only as Johannes, begged the growing crowd of angry residents of Snake Park, Soweto, to stop assaulting him.
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At least that’s what one resident from the hundreds of Video Center Informal Settlement’s black squatters thought who were allowed to gather cement that spilled as a result of a truck overturning.
The truck, transporting cement, overturned on … Read the rest
Over the weekend the Kahts family, who live in Krugersdorp, woke up one evening to three heavily armed black robbers.
At around midnight Karin Kahts heard a noise that sounded like an accident as they live close to a busy … Read the rest
The body of a KwaZulu-Natal woman who went missing two weeks ago has been found dismembered and buried in a shallow grave, police said on Monday.
Three black men, aged between 18 and 20, were arrested on Sunday for the … Read the rest
President Nelson Mandela’s grandson remains in police custody after the rape case against him was postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Monday.
The 24-year-old Mbuso Mandela is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl, and was arrested at the weekend … Read the rest
The granddaughter of black actor Morgan Freeman was stabbed to death on a Manhattan sidewalk early Sunday during what law-enforcement sources and witnesses described as an “exorcism” at the hands of her ranting boyfriend.
Freeman played the part of Nelson … Read the rest
Moments after he witnessed a black gunman shoot his father, he held him in his arms.
Ricky Correia, 48, tried desperately to revive his father, Broadway Confectionery and Deli owner Manuel “Manny” Correia.
But the 70-year-old man died on Friday … Read the rest
Western Cape police on Monday released the identikits of two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at a farm in Wolseley in the Breede River Valley.
The two men robbed the farm owner of several firearms and personal items … Read the rest