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Police Minister Nathi Nhleko launched the "We Are One Humanity" campaign on Sunday.
Campaign against xenophobia to be taken to all provinces

Monday 20 April 2015 06:08

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says the Department's "We Are One Humanity" campaign against xenophobia will be taken to all provinces between May and October.

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Police are keeping a close eye for fear of further attacks.
Police monitor Alexandra following overnight xenophobic attacks

Saturday 18 April 2015 11:10

There's a high police visibility in Alexandra township north of Johannesburg following running battles between police and locals on Friday night.

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Six people, including a 14-year-old boy, have been killed and 112 arrested since attacks escalated in KwaZulu-Natal last Friday.
Police concerned about xenophobia hoax messages on social media

Saturday 18 April 2015 10:20

KwaZulu-Natal police have urged people to stop sending unverified messages about xenophobic attacks on social media, after false messages created panic this week.

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Bomb scare at prosecutor Gerrie Nel's home occured on Wednesday.
Bomb scare at Gerrie Nel’s house

Thursday 16 April 2015 10:51

Police received information that there could be a bomb in prosecutor Gerrie Nel’s house. Nel’s house was thereafter evacuated.

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Foreign nationals decry appalling conditions in camps

Wednesday 15 April 2015 20:58

Foreign nationals staying in temporary shelters in Durban have decried the living conditions at the camps.

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Foreign nationals in Pretoria on high alert

Wednesday 15 April 2015 18:04

Foreign nationals in Pretoria are keeping watch as unrest flared in KwaZulu-Natal and shop owners in Johannesburg shuttered their businesses for fear it could spread.

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Violence erupts once more in Durban CBD

Wednesday 15 April 2015 15:40

Violence flared up again in Durban city centre around lunchtime on Wednesday after a foreign national allegedly stabbed two men who had been sitting in a car.

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Police nyalas and water tankers have been deployed in the area.
Medupi workers clash with police

Wednesday 15 April 2015 08:37

Police have clashed with striking workers at various hostels housing construction workers of Medupi Power Station in Limpopo.

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 Police had to use teargas to disperse a mob that was attacking foreigners.
Govt working with stakeholders to address xenophobic attacks

Wednesday 15 April 2015 08:35

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says government is working with different stakeholders to address the spate of xenophobic attacks in the country.  

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 Police are also looking for people who petrol bombed Satawu President June Dube ‘s house .
Satawu leader's killers still at large

Wednesday 15 April 2015 05:42

Police are still searching for the killers of transport union South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) Gauteng Secretary Chris Nkosi.

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The men, aged 51 and 38, are expected to appear in the Vaal Magistrate's Court soon.
Police bust Orange Farm drug lab

Tuesday 14 April 2015 14:39

Two men were arrested in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday after police discovered a drug laboratory in a house.

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At least two people shot as Guinea protest turns violent

Monday 13 April 2015 15:35

At least two people were wounded by gunfire on Monday during opposition protests.

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Police investigated for illegal miners shooting

Monday 13 April 2015 09:07

Gauteng police are investigating after officers shot and wounded two alleged illegal miners.

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Mobile clinics needed following xenophobic attacks in KZN

Sunday 12 April 2015 12:03

The Red Cross in KZN says there is a need for mobile clinics in camps where foreign nationals displaced by xenophobic violence are temporarily being housed.

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Cosmo City residents went on a rampage on Wednesday after evictions.
Police monitor Cosmo City after protests

Thursday 9 April 2015 08:10

Police are continuing to monitor the situation in Cosmo City, north of Johannesburg, after violent protests on Wednesday.

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SAPU wants promotion of 1500 police officers reinstated

Wednesday 8 April 2015 12:10

The South African Policing Union has called on National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega to implement the promotion of 1500 police officers.

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Former EFF CFO lays charges against party leaders

Tuesday 7 April 2015 20:05

The Police's Specialised Commercial Crimes Unit is investigating charges of fraud and corruption against EFF leader, Julius Malema and his deputy Floyd Shivambu.

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The suspects have been charged with murder and possession of unlicenced firearms.
Suspects in police killings in court

Tuesday 7 April 2015 11:00

Five suspects who have been arrested in connection to the murder of three policemen in two separate incidents will appear in court on Tuesday morning.

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Police are keeping a close eye on the situation.
Mooi River calm after hostel attack

Tuesday 7 April 2015 10:21

The situation is calm at Bruntville in Mooiriver in the KwaZulu Natal midlands following attacks on a local hostel allegedly by township residents.

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Colonel David Makhubela David Makhubela was killed on Friday .
Nhleko condemns police killings

Monday 6 April 2015 09:47

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has condemned the killings and attacks on police officers.

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