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Bloody attack at Durban masjid leaves 3 critical

Three people at a masjid in Verulam in the north of Durban in Kwa Zulu Natal were attacked by unknown suspects on Thursday afternoon. According to sources, three men walked into the Imam Hussain masjid, pulled out knives and slit the throat of one of the victims. It’s believed the[…]

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Sanco welcomes royal family’s promise to help Dalindyebo’s victims

Sanco on Thursday welcomed the Ngangelizwe royal family’s intention to rebuild relations with the victims of AbaThembu King Buyelakhaya Dalindyebo’s “reign of terror”. It would hopefully translate into compensation for those who had suffered human rights violations, and lost livestock and property due to Dalindyebo’s actions, SA National Civic Organisation[…]

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Names of xenophobia victims released

The names of the seven people killed during xenophobic violence which erupted in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal in the past weeks, were released by the inter-ministerial committee on migration on Tuesday. Four foreign nationals and three South Africans were identified. They are: – Marcus Natas, from Ethiopia, who was[…]

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The ‘terrorist’ has now become the victim

OPINION-January 2015 marked the moment when the world witnessed two lone wolves commit the heinous crime of murder at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris. #JeSuisCharlie went viral in the hours that followed with the world’s condemnation in its full plethora. A month later and again we are told of[…]

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Church collapse victims arrive

The plane carrying 11 bodies of South Africans who died in the Nigeria church building collapse arrived in Pretoria on Friday morning. The huge, noisy military C130 aircraft touched down at the Waterkloof air force base at 1.18 am. Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Friday that government[…]

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Victims of France attacks laid to rest

French President Francois Hollande has pledged that his country will “never yield” to “terror” while honouring three police officers killed during the attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper. He pinned France’s highest decoration, the Legion of Honour, on coffins draped in flag of France in Paris on Tuesday as[…]

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