Scores of people have been displaced after a fire ravaged their shacks in Alexandra township north of Johannesburg. The cause of the fire is not yet known and firefighters are on scene.
Taxi commuters in Alexandra township, north of Johannesburg, say the total taxi shutdown by Santaco on Monday morning, will have dire consequences for their jobs.
Relatives of an Alexandra man, allegedly killed by soldiers, say they do not trust the South African National Defence Force’s investigation into the murder.
The man who was allegedly killed by soldiers in Alexander in Gauteng has been buried at his home village of Mawa outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.
The police and the army have been moving through different sections of the Alexandra Township, north of Johannesburg, urging residents to stay in their homes.
Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko will meet with the communities of Alexandra and Tembisa in Johannesburg on Saturday to engage on various safety issues affecting them.
The Deputy Minister of Police ,Cassel Mathale, represents the Police Ministry at the Alexandra Ministerial Imbizo today. This is in response to a call by community leaders after the fatal shooting of the late Samantha Radebe, who was caught in the crossfire between the police and criminals.
Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, has committed to work with the community of Alexandra, north of Johannesburg to address the crime problem in the township.
Gauteng MEC for Community Safety Faith Mazibuko has called on the community of Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, to remain calm and allow Independent Police Investigative Directorate to investigate the fatal shooting of a woman on Wednesday.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) says it is investigating an incident where a young woman was shot and killed in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg.