South Africa’s capital was tense on Wednesday after residents torched buses and looted shops overnight, police said, in clashes sparked by the ruling party’s choice of a mayoral candidate for local polls.
Africa’s most industrialised country will hold local government … Read the rest
A massive, migrant crime wave is surging across Germany according to figures buried in a new report released by the country’s Interior Ministry. The data reveals that without migrants considered, crime rates in Germany would have remained roughly static since … Read the rest
At least two people were killed in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, during a violent protest, the Tshwane Metro Police said on Monday.
Tshwane Metro Police spokesperson, Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba, said at least two people had died and about six … Read the rest
A 15-year-old boy was left brain dead after he was shot in his head in a drive-by shooting.
Keegan Smith died at around 2pm on Sunday when doctors at Groote Schuur Hospital switched off the machines that were keeping him … Read the rest
In the coloured (mixed-race) suburb of Manenberg in Cape Town, 20 people have already died this month in gang wars. More police were deployed yesterday morning in an attempt to stop the violence.
Over the weekend residents were fearful of … Read the rest
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin engaged in a Twitter feud with “female rapper” Azealia Banks this week. Banks made a vile suggestion for the politician to be “gang-raped.” Twitter didn’t want to referee the feud and allowed Banks to exercise … Read the rest
Foreign nationals were attacked in separate incidents on Johannesburg’s East Rand at the weekend, South African Police said.
On Saturday, in Tsepong in De Dear, three men shot an Ethiopian national inside a shop.
“The suspects got into their vehicle … Read the rest
A young white man has almost been beaten to death by a black mob in the Rustenburg area, on his way back from the Sun City holiday resort. A gang of “five or six” black males ambushed Mr. Jacques Smith … Read the rest
Four homicides over the weekend and two more Monday morning pushed Chicago’s homicide count so far this year to double the same period last year.
The city has recorded at least 95 homicides since the first of the year, compared … Read the rest
Watched a stabbing at school lately? The South African Department of Education has an answer. It offers counselling to pupils who see stabbings, in a clear acknowledgement that eradicating such behaviour would be impossible.
The latest incident where a 21-year-old … Read the rest
A protest at UCT, led by black #RhodesMustFall campaigners, led to violence on Tuesday night.
Black students gathered paintings and artifacts and set them alight, saying “whiteness is burning”. Plaques and paintings of Jan Smuts were amongst the artifacts set … Read the rest
Those involved in a series of sexual assaults against women in the German city of Cologne on New Year’s Eve claimed to be refugees, according to a leaked police report.
The outbreak of violence was also far more serious than … Read the rest
Foreigners who fled Grahamstown after their shops were looted, claim that not enough was being done to prevent the spread of xenophobia.
The looting, vandalism and violence against foreigners came in the wake of a “student” uprising in the town, … Read the rest
Five Go George buses have been set alight by black taxi drivers in a protest action in George. The taxi drivers complain that the buses hamper their profits.
The first bus was set alight in front of the depot, and … Read the rest