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DURBAN COPS ON ALERT AFTER XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

JOHANNESBURG – eThekwini metro police are monitoring Kernville in Durban following xenophobic attacks. Local residents have been attacking several foreign nationals and their businesses since Monday. It’s understood local residents

SOUTH AFRICA POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT FOR KILLERS OF NIGERIAN

The South African Police Service has launched a manhunt for two suspects following a drive-by shooting of a Nigerian in the capital city of Pretoria on Friday. In a statement

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PASTOR TIMOTHY OMOTOSO TRIAL TO START FROM SCRATCH

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the human trafficking trial of pastor Timothy Omotoso and two others will have to start from scratch after the judge recused himself. Judge Mandela

A CLAMPDOWN ON FOREIGN NATIONALS IN MPUMALANGA?

VOSMAN – The issue of foreign nationals in South Africa has become an election topic for political parties. Foreigners in Mpumalanga are decrying the closure of their shops by authorities.

TRAFFICKERS USED RUSSIA’S WORLD CUP TO ENSLAVE US, SAY NIGERIAN WOMEN

Blessing Obuson thought Russia’s soccer World Cup would be an opportunity to find a job and flew into Moscow from Nigeria last June on a fan ID. Instead, she found

MOTORISTS JUST HOOT AS THUGS BEAT UP A DRIVER IN RANDBURG TRAFFIC

Gauteng police on Wednesday urged the motorist who was filmed being attacked and robbed while sitting in slow-moving traffic in Randburg to come forward. The incident was captured on video

ELECTION RUINED IN SOME PARTS OF NIGERIA

Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday’s closely-fought presidential election although the electoral commission extended voting hours in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned. Analysts say

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A NEW WAVE OF CRIME PLAGUES JOBURG CBD

Families, Workers, and shoppers are gripped with fear of crime in the Johannesburg CBD. The number of violent robberies, some at gunpoint, spiral out control. Street robberies are happening all

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NYAOPE, THE DRUG EPIDEMIC IN SOUTH AFRICA

Golden Mtika, a crime reporter in Johannesburg with AFRICA EYE tells the story of Nyaope. The highly addictive heroin-based narcotic which sometimes contains HIV medication. This is a story of

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MAN SHOT DEAD IN JOHANNESBURG CBD

A man was shot dead in Johannesburg CBD yesterday around 7:44 pm. The reason for the shooting is unknown. As seen in the video below, the deceased was talking to