Soweto

110 year-old Soweto grandmother evicted from home

Many people have taken to social media platforms to express their disappointment over the eviction of a 110-year-old grandmother from a house in Meadowlands, Soweto. Kenaope Mosidi has been living in the house with her granddaughter. Mosidi’s belongings and those of her granddaughter Patricia, have been placed on the pavement.[…]

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Police make breakthrough in Soweto tavern massacre

LOCAL Police in Gauteng have arrested two suspects linked to the Soweto tavern massacre in which 16 people were shot dead. Police spokesperson, Brig Brenda Muridili said one of the suspects was arrested in Johannesburg on Thursday while the second suspect was arrested in the Northern Cape on Friday. “On[…]

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Soweto quiet overnight

Police continued to monitor Doornkop in Soweto on Friday after a foreign shopowner was set alight. “There were no incidents reported overnight but police will continue to monitor the situation,” Lieutenant Kay Makhubela said. On Thursday, a foreign shopowner was seriously injured after he had paraffin poured on him and[…]

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Somali shop owner out on bail over murder

Somali shop owner Alodixashi Sheik Yusuf has been released on bail in the Protea Magistrate’s Court for shooting dead a Soweto teenager, The New Age reported on Friday. “Facts before me show you might be guilty of culpable homicide and not murder,” Magistrate Herman Badenhorst was quoted as saying. Yusuf[…]

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