The police have launched a manhunt for three unknown men after Thursday’s attack in Verulam mosque, KwaZulu-Natal. The attackers entered the place of worship after afternoon prayers on Thursday where they attacked their targets. The attackers threw a petrol bomb inside the mosque before absconding the scene in a vehicle with no registration plates. One of the three targets of an attack died in hospital and the remaining two targets are in a critical condition and being treated in hospital. One of the survivors says it was a terror attack. Police confirmed they are probing a case of murder and attempted murder. The police say the motive remain unclear. The police have appealed to anyone with information that could assist them in the investigation to come forward. The Hawks and the forensic investigators have taken over the crime scene at Verulam mosque. The Hawks says their initial probe shows that there are elements of extremism behind this kind of attack. Suspects still on the run. Local residents are shocked after Verulam mosque attack. Local religious leaders define Verulam mosque attack as an act of terror. Muslim Judicial Council condemns the attack and blame ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria).
Johannesburg: The South African Communist Party (SACP) says It has a fully supports for bus drivers’ strike represented by the South African Transport Workers Union (Satawu) in collaboration with other trade unions in the sector’s collective bargaining council. SACP praised Satawu for the leading role that the union is playing in the collective bargaining process […]
Gauteng – The Public Servants Association (PSA) says it is disappointed that several unions have struck a wage deal with the government. PSA was planning a nationwide strike on Monday. The Public Servants Association (PSA) and the National Union of Public Service and Associated Workers of South Africa (Nupsaw) have expressed their disappointment after Congress […]
Collins Ndlovu: Johannesburg: Despite the instruction from African National Congress (ANC) to party members who are supporting former president Jacob Zuma not to wear the party regalia, there were a number of people who were dressed in green, gold and black t-shirts including Edward Zuma. last week Friday saw the former president Jacob Zuma made […]