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Protesters fire live ammunition in Tshwane

Staff Reporter

Protesters fired live ammunition at firemen, pelted police with stones and barricaded roads in Mamelodi East, the city of Tshwane said on Tuesday.

Metro cop's god complex

Sello S Alcock

The man at the centre of this week's crippling strike by Johannesburg metro police, Chris Ngcobo, referred to himself as the "god of the JMPD.

Metro cops arrest one of their own

Staff Reporter

A Johannesburg metro cop was arrested after apparently being caught red-handed taking a bribe from a motorist, metro police said on Saturday.

Another night of terror in Gauteng

Mail & Guardian Reporters, Sapa-AFP

Thousands of refugees in and around Johannesburg faced another night filled with anxiety on Tuesday evening as xenophobic tensions and violence continued to spread through the province. The violence has so far claimed 24 lives and left up to 10 000 people seeking refuge in shelters across Gauteng.

Metrorail on high alert for attacks

Staff Reporter

Metrorail has beefed up security in response to possible xenophobic attacks on train commuters, it said on Wednesday. "Our own protection services, the South African railway police and contracted security staff have been beefed up in response to the perceived threat and in support of our security plan," the company said in a statement.