Articles containing the tag ‘violence
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

    Xenophobic Violence: Gauteng Police and Disaster Management Centres on High Alert

    The police in Gauteng are on high alert as there seems to be a spike in the incidents of xenophobic attacks, which started in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and have spread to the other parts of the country. On Friday e... Read more »
    By Brent On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

    Did King Zwelithini’s Controversial Comments Lead to Increased Xenophobic Attacks?

    Following the controversial comments by King Goodwill Zwelithini about foreigners in South Africa, we have seen a massive increase in xenophobic violence in some parts of the country. The Zulu King was reported... Read more »
    By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

    Foreigners Close Shops as Rumours of Xenophobic Violence Spread to Johannesburg

    With xenophobic violence raging on in parts of Kwa-Zulu Natal, rumours of potential xenophobic attacks have begun to spread in Johannesburg. Several foreign-owned shops have closed their doors to the public t... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, April 6th, 2015

    Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart, Has to Contend with Tweeter Fiasco Meantime

    When the news broke out that South Africa’s own Trevor Noah had been selected to take over from Jon Stewart in hosting the Comedy Central daily show, The Daily Show, everybody including Noah himself, was besi... Read more »
    By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

    William Nicol Taxi Violence Leads to Murder

    Taxi violence has moved down William Nicol Drive from Hyde Park to Bryanston. The trouble started this morning on William Nicol Drive and Ballyclare Drive close to the Bryanston Shopping Centre and the Bryansto... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

    Employers Say No More Wage Offer for NUMSA

    The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) has said that there will be no more offers on the table after reports emerged that the workers representatives had rejected the latest of... Read more »
    By Robert On Friday, July 4th, 2014

    NUMSA Strike Violence Continues

    In excess of 100 factories on the East Rand of Johannesburg have resorted to shutting their doors in order to protect themselves from the threat of violence related to the Numsa strike happening currently. Nati... Read more »