Hawks investigating al-Shabab

hawks2The Hawks’ crimes against the state unit are investigating alleged activities by al-Shabab in South Africa.

This follows revelations by Kenyan authorities that one of the suspects in the devastating attack on a Nairobi shopping centre has been travelling on … Read the rest

Somali-owned shops re-open after attacks in South Africa

shop_townshipSeveral Somali-owned shops re-opened for business on Thursday as a wave of looting and xenophobic violence in South Africa’s coastal city of Port Elizabeth was brought under control.

More than 150 small grocery shops were looted in four days of … Read the rest

Seven arrested after looting Somali-owned shops in PE

somali_shopSeven men have been arrested for looting and burning Somali-owned shops in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

“We can confirm that seven suspects have since been arrested and charged with public violence. All the suspects are in … Read the rest