Tag Archives: Johannesburg

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Mandela’s legacy: the Shell House massacre

by Dan Roodt Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page Twenty years ago, on 28 March 1994, the ANC’s militia massacred a crowd of protesting Zulus in downtown Johannesburg, using automatic weapons against men…

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Police recover a rocket head in Joburg

In an intelligence driven operation, members from the national Crime Intelligence office, the Organized Crime Unit in Johannesburg and a local dog unit arrested two men and recovered a rocket…

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South Africa’s war of perspectives and the whites’ dwindling fortunes

by Dan Roodt dan[at]praag.org Ever since Britain started getting seriously interested in South Africa after the discovery of diamonds at Kimberley in 1866, there have been at least two conflicting…

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Black security guards caught committing robbery at factory

The South African Police Service National Investigation Unit under the direction of Lieutenant General Vinesh Moonoo foiled an organised business robbery at a warehouse in City Deep, Johannesburg on Monday…

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Johannesburg hijack accused to apply for bail

One of four men implicated in a hijacking filmed on CCTV in the Johannesburg CBD was expected to apply for bail in the city’s magistrate’s court on Monday. Police arrested…

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Four men arrested for hijacking in downtown Johannesburg

Four men have been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a family’s car in central Johannesburg, which made headlines when CCTV footage of the crime was posted online, Gauteng…

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Traffic diverted in Johannesburg for Economic Freedom Fighters

Traffic will be diverted in Newtown on Friday during a protest march by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters against e-tolls, Johannesburg metro police said. Spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar…

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Shoot-out on Johannesburg highway

A man was shot and wounded on Tuesday on the M1 South near Killarney in Johannesburg following a chase from Pretoria, police said. Police approached a minibus taxi at a…

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145 arrested in Soweto

Police arrested 145 people in Soweto over the weekend, police said on Sunday. Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said most of those arrested were charged with drunken driving. The other charges…