• New complaint against king - Daily News | News

    The South African Human Rights Commission has received another complaint about comments reportedly made by King Goodwill Zwelithini about foreign nationals. This is over and above eight new complaints relating to xenophobia. Spokesman Isaac Mangena said on Thursday that eight of the latest complaints received on Wednesday were not necessarily related to what was reportedly said by King Zwelithini last month in Pongola. The latest complaint was lodged by an official of the South African National Defence Union, Tim Flack.

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  • Mugabe blamed for xenophobic attacks on Zimbabweans living in South Africa

    Firebrand Zimbabwean female war veteran and former Zanu PF MP Margaret Dongo has blamed the horrific xenophobic attacks in South Africa on President Robert Mugabe's and Zanu PF's

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  • Xenophobia: ‘payback’ threats issued - IOL News

     Cape Town - African-based terror groups Boko Haram and al-Shabaab’s threats to attack South Africans in retaliation for xenophobic violence should not be taken lightly. Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks, president of the Cape Town-based Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), who said at its Crawford headquarters that “we should not be naive”. A number of Nigerian media outlets reported late this week that Boko Haram “gives South Africa 24 hours to end xenophobic attacks, or face bombing”.

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  • Nigeria: Xenophobic Attacks - President-Elect Supports FG's Steps

    The President-elect, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday expressed full support to the steps taken by the Nigerian government to protect its citizens from xenophobic attacks in South Africa. This is contained in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, Director Media and Publicity, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, in Abuja. "Nigeria's Head of Mission in Pretoria had taken the right steps by advising the Nigerian community in South Africa to close their shops, stay at home and keep out of trouble. "Nigerians in South Africa should obey the laws of their host country," the statement quoted Buhari as saying.

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  • Xenophobic attacks: Another night of looting & rubber bullets

    Two arrests were made as locals in Jeppestown, Malvern & the Johannesburg CBD battled with police last night.

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  • 2 shot dead in volatile Jeppestown

    The area has been a hotspot for xenophobic attacks and the looting of both local and foreign owned shops. Two South Africans have been killed in a hostel in Jeppestown during the xenophobic attacks on 18 April 2015.

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  • Did TB Joshua predict the xenophobic attacks?

    In the wake of the recent spate of xenophobic attacks in parts of South Africa, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, it has emerged that controversial Nigerian pastor TB Joshua may have predicted the attacks. According to his official Facebook page, Joshua gave a prophetic warning to South Africa about a serious revolt led by young people, which would result in the loss of lives at his congregation in July last year. In a video where Joshua is seen sharing his prophecy, he urges his congregation to pray for South Africa because he sees a youth revolt in the country. Revolt in South Africa,” Joshua says.

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  • Patricia de Lille elected as the new leader of the DA in the Western Cape

    CAPE Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been elected as the new leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape. Ms de Lille, who was favourite to win from the moment she announced her availability for the position earlier this year, defeated former Western Cape police commissioner and community safety MEC Lennit Max. Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela was elected deputy provincial leader. More than 1,100 Western Cape delegates attended the party’s elective conference on Saturday at HIS People church in Goodwood. The Western Cape is the DA’s power base and the only province the party governs.

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  • South Africans weigh in on Rich Kids

    Last night was the first episode of Rich Kids. The new reality TV show promises to give South Africans a glimpse into the life of a rich kid. It’s an invitation to the gated communities they live in and an all access ride into the wealthy childrens lives. The first Rich Kid we saw is Nape, who took us on a date with his girlfriend, Kim.

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  • KZN foreigners demand repatriation from Zuma

    More than 1,000 foreigners told Jacob Zuma that they want to go back to their countries of origin soon. President Jacob Zuma addresses foreign nationals in Durban after he cancelled his visit to Indonesia in order to attend to the matter on 18 April 2015.

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  • Watch: Malema puts the blame for xenophobic attacks on Zuma

    In Julius Malema's address to parliament on Thursday, he attributed the current xenophobic violence to the results of the teachings of President Jacob Zuma and claims that the president should bear the responsibility thereof. Posted to YouTube by My Africa.

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  • ...But AKA, you are so, so wrong! | The New Age Online

    Your tweets are unfortunate and insensitive. Your disregard of the power that you and other entertainers have to shift mindsets over the xenophobic attacks is sad. Understand that xenophobia and Afrophobia come from a place of ignorance. Ignorance so sad some locals believe South Africa is not in Africa.

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  • ‘It’s easier to manage Man United’ - Premier League

    AFP Jose Mourinho claims it is easier to manage Man United than Chelsea within the modern confines of UEFA s Fair Play rules. London - Jose Mourinho claims it is easier to manage Manchester United than Chelsea within the modern confines of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules. United, as one of the biggest earners in world football, have the financial scope to fund a massive squad, while Chelsea are forced to sell players such as Juan Mata to balance the books.

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  • Chelsea are two wins from glory - Premier League

    Victories in their next two games and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will have confirmed his mastery of the Premier League with a third title in five attempts. The clue that here was the decisive game was in the manic nature of the second half. Mourinho and his assistant Rui Faria were up and down with what was, even for them, an unusual intensity, waving players back with the most extravagant gestures when they lost the ball. Chelsea were not in control of the game for long periods on Saturday and United might have grabbed a point, not least when Radamel Falcao hit the post in the 76th minute.

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  • Mugabe ‘disgusted’ by xenophobic attacks - Africa | IOL News

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday expressed shock and disgust at attacks on foreigners in South Africa and said his government was working to bring back home affected Zimbabwean citizens. At least four people have been killed in a wave of xenophobic violence in SA that started two weeks ago in Durban and spread to Johannesburg. Mugabe said during a speech at a football stadium in Harare to mark 35 years of Zimbabwe's independence that all Africans in SA should be treated with dignity. “I would want now to express our sense of shock, disgust as we abhor the incidences which happened in Durban,” Mugabe said.

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  • South Africa: SA Ready to Step Into Digital Realm

    Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says South Africa is well on track to successfully implement broadcasting digital migration. Speaking at the Southern African Digital Broadcasting Workshop in Randburg on Friday, Minister Muthambi said the implementation process is expected to take about 18 months. The need for the digital terrestrial television (DTT) programme derives from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) resolution, where countries in region 1 (including Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle East and the Islamic Republic of Iran) should migrate their broadcasting services from analogue to digital by 17 June 2015.

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  • Foreigners not the enemy: EFF - Politics | IOL News

    South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Classifieds & more.

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  • Lewis Hamilton 'loving the life of a champion'

    Lewis Hamilton says he is in the form of his life and loving every minute of being a double Formula One world champion. Asked if he was driving better than ever, he told British reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix: “I’d like to think so. Hamilton won his first title with McLaren in 2008, only his second season in Formula One, and said the feeling now was more special. “When I was world champion before I didn’t have that feeling.

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  • 30 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

    As this week comes to an end and we gear up for the weekend ahead, let’s take a moment to look back at the pictures that have moved us. Here are the most joyous, sorrowful, impactful, and at times ...

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