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Army vets who responded to call for reserves during July unrest still unpaid

‘The whole operation ... was a process of confusion and a total lack of command ... and control’

Hearings into July unrest expose dismal state of security cluster

As the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) concludes its first leg of the inquiry into the July unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, the...

‘We saw dark clouds gathering’, Cele tells HRC about July unrest

The police minister told the Human Rights Commission the president instructed him to avoid violence in response to Jacob Zuma’s pending arrest as far as legally possible

Police were left dangling during July unrest, KZN top cop tells SAHRC

Whoever organised the unrest in response to the pending arrest of Jacob Zuma was responsible for the lethal violence that followed, the KZN police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi said.

Police intelligence surprised by July unrest ‘modus operandi’

Minister of police only receives information from national commissioner that relates to him, commission hears

Government relied on social media and mainstream media for updates on July unrest, says KwaZulu-Natal premier

Sihle Zikalala told the South African Human Rights Commission that the July unrest was the most destructive protest in the country's history

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula ‘very confused’ at lack of police intel during July unrest

Former defence minister says top KwaZulu-Natal cop was reluctant to share information with her

July unrest was designed to overwhelm police: Sitole

The suspended national police commissioner told the SAHRC it was the first time the country had seen unrest that began at a level aimed at debilitating the police’s available resources

Police absence in July unrest questioned at public hearings

The rhetoric had a clear political undertone and had to do with power – Pietermaritzburg business chamber

State-insurer Sasria receives R32bn in claims relating to July unrest

Sasria says it has paid out R12.6-billion in claims. The state-owned insurer said will be profitable by 2022, thanks to treasury’s additional R11-billion allocation

Fraser tells court he feared a repeat of July unrest

In an affidavit to the high court in Pretoria, the former head of correctional services submitted this as a reason for ordering Jacob Zuma’s early release on medical parole though doctors disagreed

Sasria to get R3.9bn from Treasury to cover July unrest insurance claims

Claims totalling more than R5.8-billion had already been paid out to businesses

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