Wednesday, January 20, 2021
No menu items!

Residents left horrified with violent riots in South African town

The disruptions started in Lwandle and Nomozamo on Wednesday night and continued on Thursday.

In the nearby township of Gustorw, rioters also blocked roads, robbed supermarkets and even burned tires on roads.

“Our people cannot go to work, our children cannot go to schools. We are terrified, we are fed up of these people,” said Deon Robertson, a resident at Gustrow, a place that is not too from the two affected areas.

The cause of the riots is a mass protest held by people whose attempts to erect shacks on vacant land was thwarted by local authorities and police.

Latest News

Mayor Turner’s Statement on the States Cancer Cluster in Fifth Ward

HOUSTON -  Mayor Sylvester Turner issued the following statement today about the newly-released State Department of Health...

Shooting investigation on Westheimer Road

HOUSTON - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a woman at 14027 Westheimer Road about 7 p.m. on Tuesday (January...

TABC suspends several Houston-area club permits due to COVID-19 violations

HOUSTON- The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has suspended three Houston businesses' liquor permits after investigators say they violated Governor Greg...

HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? An autistic man reported missing in northeast Houston

HOUSTON- The Houston Police Department is asking for help locating a 26-year-old male with minor autism and a learning disability who...

Indian villagers celebrate inauguration of Kamala Harris

Residents of the ancestral Indian village of Kamala Harris celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice president on Wednesday (January 20) by setting...

More Articles Like This