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).
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 […]
African National Congress (ANC) statement: ANC statement on social media insults directed at the president of the African National Congress
ANC STATEMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA INSULTS DIRECTED AT THE PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS The African National Congress condemns in the strongest terms insults directed at the person of the President, Cde Cyril Ramaphosa, by ANC leaders as well as members on social media. The African National Congress National Executive Committee recently adopted a […]
The Department of Environmental Affairs has commended Bongumsa Mthembu for defending his Comrades Marathon title and Ann Ashworth for winning the women’s race. “We are truly delighted and certainly proud of their outstanding performance that raises the South African flag high,” the department said in a statement on Monday. The department also congratulated all seven […]