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SA needs refugee camps - Mantashe

2015-04-13 06:31

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe believes the solution to the so-called xenophobia in the country is establishing refugee camps.

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HEADLINES: Zuma in Parliament, SABC mugging & Soweto shooting case

In today's headlines: President Zuma is expected in Parliament, SABC reporter mugged on camera & Soweto shooting case back in court.

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Limpopo foreign shop owners abandon shops after looting

2015-03-03 22:25

Foreigners in Ga-Sekgopo, east of Polokwane in Limpopo, have abandoned their shops after protesting villagers allegedly looted them during violence in the area.

Probe into violence against foreigners

2015-02-26 21:06

The loss of lives and destruction of property must be condemned in the strongest possible terms, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says, following attacks on foreign-owned businesses.

Somali shopowner out on bail

2015-02-13 09:35

Somali shop owner Alodixashi Sheik Yusuf has been released on bail in the Protea Magistrate's Court for shooting dead a Soweto teenager.

Case against Somali shop owner dropped

2015-02-09 18:13

The case against a man who allegedly shot a teenager during looting has been withdrawn in the Atteridgeville Magistrate's Court because of a lack of evidence.

Somali shop owner's status yet to be verified

2015-02-06 13:34

The documents of a Somali shop owner accused of shooting dead a Soweto teenager are yet to be verified, the Protea Magistrate's Court has heard.

Somali shop owner applies for bail

2015-02-04 12:25

The Somali shopowner accused of shooting dead a Soweto teenager has applied for bail in the Protea Magistrate's Court, saying he did not intend killing the boy.

Somali shop owner due back in court

2015-02-04 05:41

Somali shopowner Alodixashi Sheik Yusuf's murder case is expected to recommence in the Protea Magistrate's Court.

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HEADLINES: xenophobia, Stellenbosch murders & floods

In today's headlines: SAHRC calls for a probe into xenophobia, no new information of the Stellenbosch murders has been released and floods ravage Mozambique. Watch.

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Somali shop owner appears on murder charge

2015-03-11 15:05

The case against a Somali shop owner arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Soweto teenager has been postponed in the Protea Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg.

Somali shop owner back in court

2015-03-11 05:55

A Somali shop owner, Alodixashi Sheik Yusuf, is expected back in the Protea Magistrate's Court for allegedly shooting dead a Soweto teenager in Snake Park, which sparked a wave of looting in the area.

Local shop owners suspected in township unrest

2015-02-27 21:12

Police suspect that local shop owners may be behind unrest and attacks on foreign-owned shops around Gauteng.

Foreigner set alight in apparent xenophobic attack

2015-02-26 18:17

A foreign shop-owner has been seriously injured when he was set alight in Doornkop, Soweto.

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Violence and looting in Soweto: criminality or xenophobia?

We take a closer look at the recent looting incidents targeted at spaza shops owned by foreign nationals in Gauteng. What sparked such a radical action from SA locals? We find out.

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SA will protect foreigners - Zuma

2015-02-07 06:15

President Jacob Zuma has assured high commissioners and ambassadors that foreigners in South Africa will be protected.

Somalia shop owner's bail bid postponed

2015-02-04 14:02

The bail bid of the Somalian shop owner accused of shooting dead a Soweto teenager has been postponed in the Protea Magistrate's Court.

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HEADLINES: ISIS execution, Taiwan plane crash & Soweto

In today's news headlines: Jordan’s government has executed two prisoners, a plane has crashed into a Taiwanese river and a Somali Soweto-based shop owner is in court for murder. Watch.

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Somali man appears for teen's death

2015-02-03 21:16

A Somali man accused of killing a teenager during looting has appeared in the Atteridgeville Magistrate's Court.

Four held for killing teen during looting

2015-01-30 22:14

Four people have been arrested for the murder of a teenager in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria.

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