Several organisations and high-profile individuals have endorsed Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba’s call to charge people involved in the looting of state resources and to make 2020 the year of the orange overalls.
Disgruntled residents of Diepsloot north of Johannesburg have gone on a rampage looting spaza shops in the township.
Twenty-one people have been arrested for looting in Samora Machel in Philippi on the Cape Flats.
Former Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, is expected to address Jeppestown dwellers in Johannesburg on Sunday.
Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has warned that he will request that the army be deployed to areas plagued by xenophobic attacks and looting.
The Inkatha Freedom Party has condemned the looting of foreign-owned shops in Gauteng. The party says it is against the violent attacks perpetrated by some South African citizens targeting foreign nationals.
Nigeria’s Consul General, Godwin Adama, says they are consulting authorities over the attacks on foreign owned shops in Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, is currently visiting Alexandra township north of Johannesburg to see the damage caused following Monday night’s looting of shops.
The Police Minister Bheki Cele will meet with community leaders from Denver and Cleveland hostels on Tuesday over the violence and looting of shops across Gauteng.