South Africa riots

South African parliamentary inquiry into unrest deferred due to jurisdiction issues

Last week, House Chairperson of Committees Cedric Frolick had instructed to initiate a joint probe and report back to the National Assembly within two weeks.

published on : 31st July 2021

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa to rally base as riot cleanup goes on

The violence was the worst in post-apartheid South Africa and erupted after former president Jacob Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in jail for snubbing a corruption inquiry. 

published on : 18th July 2021

Mahatma Gandhi Settlement in South Africa unaffected by neighbouring violence and looting

Protests that started after the jailing of former president Jacob Zuma on July 7 rapidly turned violent, with shopping centres, warehouses looted and set alight by huge mobs who outnumbered forces.

published on : 17th July 2021

'I was in tears': South Africans take stand against rioting

Violence erupted in South Africa after former president Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for defying court orders to appear before a committee investigating corruption allegations on him.

published on : 15th July 2021

Zulu King calls for peace between his people and Indians amid violence and looting in South Africa

The King said that the poor would suffer most from the weakened economy as instigators of violence disrupt vital supply routes of food and medicine, especially during the current third wave of Covid.

published on : 15th July 2021