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SA terror alert, nothing more than fear mongering

As Islamaphobia continues to grow internationally, a recent terror alert has sparked concern within the South African Muslim community who fear that Islamaphobia may spread within the country. The terror alert, which was issued by the United States and United Kingdom Governments, alleged that malls within the country will be[…]

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SA unhappy with US embassy’s handling of terror alert

The South African government on Wednesday expressed its displeasure at the way the United States handled the issuing of an alert to its citizens at the weekend, claiming that terrorist groups were planning “near-term” attacks in upscale shopping malls in Johannesburg and Cape Town. “The information provided as a basis[…]

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‘Discredited’ source behind US terror alert

Terror claims by an East African businessman living in South Africa are said to be behind the security alert issued by the United States Embassy in Pretoria over the weekend. A source with access to South African intelligence said, however, that the businessman was believed by South Africa to be a[…]

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US terror alert no surprise: analysts

Some analysts say the US terror alert for South Africa is nothing new and is simply creating unnecessary public panic. On Saturday, the US government said it received information that terrorist groups are planning to carry out attacks against places where its citizens congregate in shopping areas in Johannesburg and[…]

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No need for panic: Security minister

South Africa’s security agencies are capable of ensuring the safety of the people residing in the country‚ the government said on Saturday in response to an alert by the US government about the threat of possible terrorist attacks at places frequented by US citizens. The US diplomatic mission in South Africa[…]

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