JOHANNESBURG - The South African Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Sacci) has called on the police to take decisive action against criminals who attack and vandalise business properties.
Mobile communications company Vodacom has decided to close some of its South African stores following a series of attacks at the hands of disgruntled EFF (Economic Freedom Fighters) members.
Naturally, mobile communications giant, Vodacom, suffered the brunt of the EFF’s widespread vitriol as a result of it’s “unwarranted attack” on party leader Julius Malema and his deputy Floyd Shivambu.
It added that the incidents are “seemingly linked” to comments made by Corruption Watch chairperson Mavuso Msimang at the recent Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards.
On Sunday a group of protesters wearing EFF T-shirts vandalised a Vodacom store in the Mall of the North in Polokwane, Limpopo.
Johannesburg - The EFF has vowed to continue visiting Vodacom shops across the country following Sunday’s attack on some of the cellular giant's stores.
In a press statement, Smalle threatened to open a case at the Polokwane police station at 08:00 on Monday against what he termed "EFF hooligans" who vandalised a Vodacom store at the Mall of the North on Sunday.
You are a con, Mr Malema, and the tragedy is that there are people who fall for your vile and populace drivel, writes Robin Binckes.
Three people have died since the unrest began and the resulting violence and vandalism - notably when statues were smashed at the Arc de Triomphe last Saturday - have been widely condemned.
Chad's President Idriss Deby hosted his counterparts from Nigeria and Niger, Muhammadu Buhari and Mahamadou Issoufou, as well as Cameroon's Prime Minister Philemon Yang for the closed-door talks.
Bianca has been leading campaign for the resignation of the APGA national chairman after she contested and lost the party’s primary election for Anambra South Senatorial district.
JOHANNESBURG - Despite widespread outrage and numerous accounts of attacks in and around the FNB Stadium where the Global Citizen Festival was held, police say they have received only one official complaint and have made a single arrest.