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Watch Police Media Briefing on Anti-illegal immigrants march

Friday 24 February 2017 13:46

The Police are briefing the media in Pretoria on the anti-illegal immigrants march.

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Rights of foreign nationals must be protected: Gigaba

Friday 24 February 2017 13:30

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the rights of foreign nationals must be protected.

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Tension mounts in Atteridgeville amid protests

Friday 24 February 2017 08:48

Roads leading in and out of Atteridgeville have been barricaded with burning tyres, stones and other objects.

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Police ready for anti- illegal immigrants marchers

Friday 24 February 2017 08:01

Members of the SAPS and the Tshwane Metro Police are already stationed near the Marabastad Home Affairs offices ahead of the anti-foreigners March.

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Violence erupts in Atteridgeville

Friday 24 February 2017 07:11

The organisers of planned march against illegal immigrants in Pretoria have denounced xenophobic attacks and looting.

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Organisers say they wants to create awareness about acts of crime associated with foreign nationals such as drug dealing and prostitution.
March to highlight crimes committed by foreigners: Organisers

Thursday 23 February 2017 20:53

The Organisers of the march against illegal immigrants planned for Friday morning in Pretoria say they are not promoting xenophobia

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Home Affairs minister, Malusi Gigaba says he has made a plea to residents to be responsible.
Gigaba concerned about “xenophobia” march

Thursday 23 February 2017 14:39

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has expressed concern over a protest march planned against foreign nationals on Friday.

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Some foreign shops in Pretoria remains shut

Thursday 23 February 2017 07:38

Many stores owned by foreign nationals in Pretoria have been closed ahead of the anti-foreign march on Friday.

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The planned march comes after a spate of looting foreign-owned spaza shops in Pretoria west.
‘Anti-illegal immigrants march’ in Tshwane given the go ahead

Wednesday 22 February 2017 19:02

A group called Mamelodi Concerned Residents has been given permission to march against illegal immigrants on Friday.

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Mashaba condemns spread of xenophobic violence

Wednesday 22 February 2017 12:02

Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, has cautioned South Africans that the city has been built by and made up of migrants from all over the world.

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The attacks and looting of foreign owned shops come on the heels of attacks of foreign nationals, mostly Nigerian, in Pretoria west over the weekend.
Atteridgeville calm but tense

Wednesday 22 February 2017 11:20

The situation remains calm but tense in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, following attacks and looting of shops owned by foreign nationals.

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SA's ICC withdrawal unconstitutional: High Court

Wednesday 22 February 2017 10:43

The High Court in Pretoria has declared South Africa's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court as invalid.

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The trains were on the same line, coming from opposite directions
Train crash victims released from hospital

Tuesday 21 February 2017 19:07

Victims of the train accident at Rosslyn Station in Pretoria on Monday have been discharged from hospital.

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The High Court in Pretoria will hear the case of Mark Zinde 23, for the murder of his mother in June and the assault of his father.
Zinda case postponed to June

Tuesday 21 February 2017 12:11

The High Court in Pretoria will hear the case of Mark Zinde for the murder of his mother in June and assault on his father, while out on bail for the murder charge.

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Fear grips foreign shop owners in Pretoria west

Tuesday 21 February 2017 12:05

Foreign businessmen in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, have started to remove goods from their shops.

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Both trains were full at the time of the accident.
Two trains collide in Pretoria, more than 100 people injured

Monday 20 February 2017 20:06

Two trains have collided at the Lynross Railway Station in Rosslyn, Pretoria.

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Violence erupted at the weekend when residents burnt two houses suspected to be drug and prostitution dens allegedly operated by Nigerian nationals.
African Diaspora Forum appeals for peace in Pretoria West

Monday 20 February 2017 16:29

The African Diaspora Forum and other groups representing the interests of both foreign nationals and South Africans have appealed for peace in Pretoria West.

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Residents torched two houses and a motor vehicle panel beating business believed to be a haven for drugs and prostitution allegedly operated by Nigerian nationals.
'Govt not doing enough to protect foreign nationals'

Monday 20 February 2017 06:44

Foreign nationals affected by public violence in Pretoria West say the South African government is not doing enough to protect them.

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Property belonging to foreign nationals has been set alight in Pretoria West.
Nigerians in Pretoria west living in fear

Sunday 19 February 2017 16:12

Nigerian nationals affected by Saturday's public violence in Pretoria west say they are living in fear.

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 The fall army worm has been sighted in six provinces in South Africa.
R6 million set aside to help Gauteng farmers affected by Fall armyworm

Sunday 19 February 2017 15:02

The Gauteng provincial government has set aside an initial R6 million to assist farmers affected by the destructive Fall armyworm.

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