Unrest: July 2021

Community comes to the aid of Durban fire victims

“Some of us have been affected by the riots and looting but we continue to assist and help the community regardless of race or religion because we are all human beings,” says Muslim organisation

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News | 20 July 2021

People queueing for six hours to buy essential goods in KZN and Gauteng

“Law-abiding citizens are now facing the consequences of other people’s actions”

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News | 16 July 2021

Brakpan residents march to defend mall

Over 2,000 people have jobs at Tsakane mall

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News | 16 July 2021

Unrest July 2021: Personal notes from a KZN reporter

“On Wednesday night for the first time in days, I went to bed with a little bit of hope”

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Opinion | 16 July 2021

Brakpan community members protect immigrant-owned spaza shops

What will our children eat if this looting does not stop? asks resident

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News | 15 July 2021

Durban volunteers and workers clean up en masse

“People are here knowing there is nothing to gain personally. They are doing it for the Umlazi community”

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Brief | 15 July 2021

Declaring a State of Emergency explained

Some people have been calling for a State of Emergency to be declared because of civil unrest in the country

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Law | 15 July 2021

Food supply to 675,000 people cut off after Durban food bank ransacked

FoodForward SA closes branches nationwide because of insecurity

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News | 14 July 2021

Fears that some SASSA beneficiaries will not get paid next month

Cash paypoints across the country have been closed due to the unrest

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Brief | 14 July 2021

27,000 people join project to rebuild after looting

The RebuildSA Facebook group was created on Tuesday

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News | 14 July 2021

“If you loot, you will meet the long arm of the law after we catch you” warn taxi operators

A convoy of taxis made its way through several townships in Kariega on Wednesday, urging people to refrain from looting

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Brief | 14 July 2021

“It’s hunger, my sister,” says Brakpan looter

Most Tsakane shops have been gutted

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News | 14 July 2021

Gauteng clinics looted and destroyed

“What was not taken, was broken,” says doctor

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News | 13 July 2021

Eastern Cape taxi bosses vow to stop looters

Gqeberha residents mobilise to protect shopping mall

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News | 13 July 2021

KZN unrest: Old age homes running out of food

Facilities for the elderly in Durban are battling with staff shortages and are not getting food deliveries as looting continues

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News | 13 July 2021

“I don’t know what I did to deserve this” says looted shop owner

Sporadic looting and protests continue in Alexandra, Johannesburg

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News | 12 July 2021