The Mbekweni station in Paarl near Cape Town was the latest to be burnt down in ongoing black rioting in South Africa. A violent protest erupted in the nearby black township on Thursday night and spread to the station. On … Read the rest
by Riaan van Zyl
Residents’ greatest fear came true on the evening of 18 January when rioters turned on private property.
One such resident in South Road, René Scheepers (40) and her three children were getting ready for bed at … Read the rest
The gathering of 200 to 400 people became “violent” at about 8:30 … Read the rest
A furious mob of more than 1 000 people went on a violent rampage in the township of KwaZamokuhle in Hendrina on Sunday – threatening violence against Mayor Mike Masina and other Councillors whom they blockaded at the community stadium
About 200 people were protesting on Umgeni and Alpine Roads in Durban on Thursday morning, eThekwini metro police said.
The protesters were burning rubbish and tyres, spokesperson Eugene Msomi said.
“The roads have been closed as we are waiting for … Read the rest
Forty-nine people were arrested in Windmill Park, Boksburg, on Monday for public violence and malicious damage to property, Ekurhuleni metro police said.
Inspector Khobeli Mokheseng said the protesters, aged between 20 and 51, allegedly stoned a metro police vehicle and … Read the rest