EFF targets mining magnates

Closing the EFF’s national people’s assembly in Bloemfontein yesterday, party president Julius Malema called on members to “block mines” in which magnate Patrice Motsepe (African Rainbow Minerals), Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa ( Lonmin) and National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete (Gold … Read the rest

Land invasion south of Johannesburg

plakkersResidents from the Lawley informal settlement have invaded land along the Lawley Road, south of Johannesburg.

The residents formed small groups on the land while community members addressed them amid heavy police presence.

According to Thabangu Masukela, a member of … Read the rest

Mandela’s daughter shares property with vandals, squatters, rats

Grandaughter Zoleka and daughter Zindzi
Grandaughter Zoleka and daughter Zindzi

The late Nelson Mandela’s daughter, Zindzi, who owns a R2 million house in Houghton, shares her property with vandals, squatters and rats.

Mandela’s family has been at war, bickering between themselves over his many millions. … Read the rest

Elderly Mpuma farmer killed in latest farm attack

Waterval Boven
Waterval Boven

An elderly man has been shot dead on his farm in Waterval Boven, Mpumalanga, provincial police said on Monday.

“[Around] 6pm on Friday, Mr Garth Johnson, 67, was fatally wounded in his home on … his farm,” Colonel … Read the rest