• South Africa
    Calm returns to Polokwane after confrontation with Somali nationals

    Calm has returned to Polokwane after property including vehicles belonging to Somali nationals was torched in the city on Tuesday. It is alleged that a group of taxi drivers confronted Somali shop owners. A number of vehicles were burnt to ashes while five others were damaged. Some of the Somalis say the attack emanates from […]

  • Eastern Cape
    Looting of foreign owned shops continues in PE

    Police have intensified their presence in the Port Elizabeth area after widespread looting which started on Sunday. Eastern Cape police spokesperson Miranda Mills says the violence has spilled over to Missionvale, where eight more shops have been looted. Police have also made seven arrests. Mainly foreign-owned shops have been targeted. Police are assisting foreign nationals […]

  • The growing problem of Khat in South Africa

    Jeffreys Bay has been identified as a key link in the transportation of the illegal drug Khat in South Africa. From the growing fields in the Stutterheim and Bolo area on the eastern seaboard ¬†coast of the country to the market place in the Western Cape, the drug is being transported by road past the […]

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