A week after South Africa, especially KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng, experienced deadly riots, the financial implications have finally been calculated. In these two provinces, there were 200 malls targeted, with 3 000 shops looted during the protests. Read more.
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South Africa has seen a type of violence, unrest, and pillaging during the last few days that has not been experienced since 1994. Read more.
The past week has been a living nightmare for many South Africans, especially those in the Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces. While riot death tolls are well over 70 and 25% of Covid-19 tests are turning up positive, many are saying that it is the worst spate of violence since 1994. Read more.
Financial losses due to the violent protests and massive destruction of property in the country could add up to billions of rand or more. Read more.
There are very few South Africans who are not familiar with the wealthy Indian-born family, the Guptas, with business interests in South Africa. Read more.
In simple layman’s terms, democracy refers to the rule of the majority and when there are decisions made by mobs who threaten violence instead of the rule of law, it cannot be fairly considered as democracy. How has the very definition of South Africa’s democracy come into question? Read more.