Looting

 
Looting is hardly alien to human nature
Looting is hardly alien to human nature
The recent spate of looting of foreign-run shops, last month in Soweto and Kagiso and this month in Mohlakeng and Majakaneng, has once again put the...
[Video]It’s not that simple Mr Makhura
[Video]It’s not that simple Mr Makhura
We visit areas of Soweto affected by recent unrest to investigate whether it stemmed from xenophobic sentiment or random acts of criminality.
Foreign-owned spaza shop torched in Alexandra
Foreign-owned spaza shop torched in Alexandra
A spaza shop was torched in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, in the early hours of Monday morning, Gauteng police said.
Soweto unrest shows lack of compassion for foreigners, says LHR
Soweto unrest shows lack of compassion for foreigners, says LHR
The unrest that flared up in Soweto and other areas this week showed a lack of compassion for foreign nationals trying to make a living in South...
Shop lootings recall xenophobic attacks for Alexandra locals
Shop lootings recall xenophobic attacks for Alexandra locals
A bespectacled Moses Letsoalo is listening to loud gospel music outside his two-roomed brick house in the grimy Third Avenue in Alexandra, north of...
[Video]Weekend 101: Phiyega, Boeremag and a free-for-all
[Video]Weekend 101: Phiyega, Boeremag and a free-for-all
Steve Hofmeyr to sing for Boeremag legal fees, Riah Phiyega is no longer the president's darling, and a not-so-legal sale in Cape Town.
Kenya govt says it has recovered gunmen bodies
Kenya govt says it has recovered gunmen bodies
The Kenyan government believes it has recovered the remains of the four gunmen who stormed a shopping mall on September 21 and killed more than 60 people....
Somali shops in PE burnt and looted
Somali shops in PE burnt and looted
Government repeatedly insisted that it does not identify the incidents as strictly xenophobic in nature. Somali nationals shops in Port...
[Video]Diepsloot: This is not xenophobia
[Video]Diepsloot: This is not xenophobia
Widespread looting in the township of Diepsloot is alleged to have been xenophobic, but a closer look shows otherwise.
Diepsloot residents deny claims of xenophobia
Diepsloot residents deny claims of xenophobia
"This isn't xenophobia, people are just jealous of the businesses making money and want to steal. They don't hate foreigners, they are...
'Zero tolerance' for Bangui looters after CAR coup
'Zero tolerance' for Bangui looters after CAR coup
Bandits, local residents and rebels themselves were on the rampage in Bangui after strongman Michel Djotodia's Seleka rebel coalition seized...

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