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  1. Jan

    Private security and police prepare on reports planned insurrection on 23 August

    Ready for action — Against the plot to bring South Africa to its knees on 23 August Private security firms like Fidelity are ready to support the South African Police Service (SAPS) if there is another outbreak of public violence. Wahl Bartmann, CEO of Fidelity Services Group, said his...
  2. Jan

    Plot to force South Africa to its knees on 23 August - report

    New plan to bring South Africa to its knees on Monday 23 August Police are preparing for attacks on law enforcement entities and important infrastructure next week, which aim to make South Africa ungovernable. This is according to a report from Netwerk24, citing a document from intelligence...
  3. Jan

    Police on extended deployment to KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng ahead of Zuma court appearance

    South Africa on high alert ahead of Zuma court appearance South African police officers have been deployed in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal ahead of former president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance on Tuesday. The City Press reported that national police commissioner Khehla Sitole had extended the...
  4. Jan

    Worry that stolen bullets will be used in pro-Zuma protests on 10 August

    ANC members prepare for more violence on 10 August — report A protest is already being planned for 10 August when former President Jacob Zuma appears in court, and the police are worried that stolen ammunition could be used in new attacks. Zuma is currently serving a 15-month jail sentence at...
  5. Jan

    Damage caused by rioters in one table

    Tremendous damage caused by looting shown in one table Thousands of businesses and numerous government departments are still counting the costs of the damage caused by rampant looting and violence in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng earlier this month. Malls, shopping centres, supermarkets...
  6. Jan

    Six alleged insurrectionists arrested

    Six arrested for instigating insurrection in South Africa South African authorities arrested six people who allegedly instigated a week of rioting that claimed at least 215 lives and have charged them with inciting public violence. One of the six was released on bail, while the other five are...
  7. Jan

    "Situation seems to have calmed down" - SANDF

    Rioters lose steam The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has issued a statement saying that the violence and looting that has gripped the country for the past week seems to have calmed down. "Operation Prosper is underway in various parts of the Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal to put...
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    The death toll of ongoing riots and looting has reached 117, and the SANDF is starting to reduce the chaos

    Riot death toll in South Africa reaches 117 South Africa’s death toll from days of riots rose to 117 even as the worst of the violence appeared to ease, with the deployment of thousands of soldiers starting to take effect. Authorities have arrested almost 1,500 people, including 12 who...
  9. Jan

    Army to deploy 20,000 more troops in South Africa to quell violence and looting

    Army deploying thousands more troops in South Africa South Africa will significantly ramp up the number of soldiers deployed to help quell riots following days of looting and destruction of businesses, after the government said a military presence may be helping to ease the violence. Defence...
  10. Jan

    Updated regulations for Level 4 lockdown allowing political leaders to host emergency community gatherings

    Level 4 lockdown rules changed — emergency community gatherings now allowed The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Corporate Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has issued updated regulations for South Africa's extended level 4 lockdown. These latest amendments allow various leaders to travel...
  11. Jan

    Rampant looting and violence in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg - videos on social media

    South Africa is burning — Shocking videos of rampant looting and violence Social media in South Africa has been flooded with shocking videos and photos of violent scenes and rampant looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. The unrest comes in the wake of Jacob Zuma's imprisonment for contempt of...
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    Jacob Zuma joins Twitter

    Jacob Zuma joins Twitter Former president Jacob Zuma has joined Twitter in his personal capacity, putting up his first posts this morning. Zuma said he wanted to move with the times and join the platform, which was an important place for discussions to take place.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Finance Ministers compared – Pravin Gordhan vs Malusi Gigaba

    Finance Ministers compared – Pravin Gordhan vs Malusi Gigaba President Jacob Zuma has reshuffled his cabinet, which included firing finance minister Pravin Gordhan and deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    The “lies” Jacob Zuma told during SONA 2017

    The “lies” Jacob Zuma told during SONA 2017 President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address contained many claims and figures, several of which were completely incorrect.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    Jacob Zuma’s Broken Promises

    Jacob Zuma’s Broken Promises The DA has published a list of promises which President Jacob Zuma made in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in 2016 which have not been fulfilled.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Jacob Zuma is not getting a salary increase this year

    Jacob Zuma is not getting a salary increase this year President Jacob Zuma has affirmed the recommendation not to increase the salaries of public office bearers for the 2016/17 financial year.
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Jacob Zuma to review wives’ car benefits

    Jacob Zuma to review wives’ car benefits President Jacob Zuma will be reviewing the transport benefits of his wives, and those of former presidents and deputy presidents.
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    President Jacob Zuma must pay back the money for Nkandla

    President Jacob Zuma must pay back the money for Nkandla President Jacob Zuma has failed to uphold and defend the Constitution as the supreme law of the land, according to SA’s Chief Justice.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    R1,500 for a doormat at Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home

    R1,500 for a doormat at Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home New details have emerged about how state funds were used to pay for airconditioning, fittings, doormats, and fixtures for three houses at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead.
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    DA wants to remove Jacob Zuma – asks South Africans to help

    DA wants to remove Jacob Zuma – asks South Africans to help After failing to convince ANC MPs to vote to remove President Jacob Zuma previously, the DA is hoping the general public will have better luck.
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