Most of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were likely from Vietnam, a local priest from the rural, rice-growing community where many of the victims are believed to have come from said on Saturday.
Police in Mpumalanga have rescued 50 suspected victims of human trafficking from various houses in eMalahleni. The women claim to have been kept against their will and forced to do sex work.
Police investigating the deaths of 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, found in a truck near London said they had arrested two people on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking.
Bishop Mosa Sono of the Grace Bible Church says they will not support any churches that engage in criminal activities.
Police have arrested five suspects in Brixton and Mayfair in Johannesburg in connection with the kidnapping of three teenagers of Ethiopian origin.