Cops allow looting say Pretoria residents

A vote of no confidence in Mamelodi East police has been passed by local community members as looting of shops, and injuring and killing Somali shop owners entered its third week.

The residents said they had lost all faith in … Read the rest

East Rand: Thousands loot, torch as shooting sparks xenophobia

protest3Thousands 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