South Africa’s “looting death toll” from social unrest in the country’s eastern provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal reached 337 on Thursday, the Daily Maverick reported.
The Pentagon on Tuesday announced the first airstrike in Somalia during the Biden administration.
Fulani Muslim raiders killed ten people last week, including an infant, in the Christian-majority southern Kaduna State in Nigeria, the Barnabas Fund reported Monday.
Rioting, looting and violence have swept two South African provinces, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. Dozens of people have been killed, vital infrastructure has been destroyed and the damage runs into the billions. But it’s OK: the Imperial mother country has got South Africa’s back. Behold the latest initiative from the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office!
A mother in Durban, South Africa, threw her two-year-old daughter off of a high-rise tower Tuesday in an effort to save the toddler’s life after a fire broke out in the building, Reuters reported.
The founder and chief executive officer of a wealth management fund has been suspended for allegedly taking advantage of the unrest in South Africa to loot alcoholic beverages and a washing machine, among other items.
Armed community members and vigilante groups have stepped in to tackle unrest in South Africa, taking matters into their own hands.
he South African government is deploying some 25,000 troops and calling up reserves as riots and looting continue to rock the country, primarily in the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
The effort to ban Abigail Shrier’s book is a shocking attack on freedom in America — and the chaos of South Africa is where it leads.
FoodForward SA (FFSA), a food supply organization that works to end hunger in South Africa, announced on Thursday it would shut down its operations in five major cities after looters cleaned out their warehouse in Durban.
South Africans of Indian descent fear mob violence as threats escalate on social media during the ongoing violence and looting, especially in KwaZulu-Natal province, which has a large proportion of residents with roots on the Subcontinent.
Ariel Cohen interviewed a black South African who stressed that he was armed because “the township economy belongs to the ordinary people of the township,” therefore it must be protected.
Civilians across the beleaguered provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal have begun taking the law into their own hands to protect malls from mobs of looters, as South Africans hoped the chaos had begun to subside after four days.
Mob violence and looting stampedes killed at least 72 people across South Africa as of Tuesday following days of rioting in response to the recent jailing of ex-South African President Jacob Zuma for high-level looting of government coffers during his tenure in office.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) – South Africa’s rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military struggle to quell the looting and violence in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. Many of the deaths occurred in chaotic stampedes
Violence is sweeping parts of South Africa, with the government deploying the military to support police in some provinces and several deaths, according to developing reports.
Looting broke out in several cities in South Africa this weekend after the country’s former president, Jacob Zuma, began serving a 15-month sentence last Thursday for contempt in relation to an investigation of corruption during his tenure.
The EU on Monday formally established a military mission for Mozambique to help train its armed forces battling jihadists.
A late-night fire assailed the Lagos, Nigeria, Synagogue Church of All Nations on Monday shortly after a candlelight vigil for its late founder T.B. Joshua, one of Africa’s most celebrated, and controversial, clergymen.
A Chinese-owned company plans to push forward a coal mining project in western Zimbabwe despite protests by local residents that the activity threatens to contaminate their natural water supply, Voice of America (VOA) reported Monday.
Unidentified gunmen kidnapped some 140 students from the Bethel Baptist High School in central Nigeria Monday in the latest of a series of mass abductions of children in the country.
Gunmen believed to be militants of the Boko Haram terror group have abducted a Catholic Priest in northeast Nigeria, SaharaReporters revealed Monday.
Zimbabwe’s government on Sunday rejected an African Union donation of three million doses of the Chinese coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson “citing lack of storage facilities” for the shots, the online newspaper New Zimbabwe reported on Monday.
Unidentified gunmen abducted a one-year-old child along with an unknown number of children from the staff quarters of a hospital in northern Nigeria on Sunday, the BBC reported.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma marched with hundreds of his supporters Monday and claimed his 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court, handed down by the judges in his corruption trial, was a sign that “South Africa is sliding back to apartheid rule.”
Russia plans to deploy about 600 additional military personnel to the Central African Republic (CAR) in the near future, the Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak reported Thursday.
Police in Uganda said Thursday they had arrested two nurses and were still searching for a man who posed as a “phony doctor” to help the nurses sell and administer fake Chinese coronavirus vaccines to at least 812 people in the country in recent days.
A spokesman for the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) reported this week that hundreds of children have been abducted by Islamic terrorists in Mozambique in recent months, with the boys being forced into becoming soldiers and the girls raped and taken as child brides.
King Mswati of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, has not fled the country, Eswatini Prime Minister Themba Masuku said on Tuesday following unconfirmed reports that Africa’s last remaining monarch had escaped Eswatini amid violent protests against his rule.
South Africa’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday sentenced ex-South African President Jacob Zuma to 15 months in prison on contempt charges after he defied a court order to appear before a corruption inquiry examining allegations of graft during his tenure as president from 2009 to 2018.