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).
SANCO condemns planned auctioning of first anti-colonial uprising site and calls for SAHRA’s intervention
The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) on Friday condemned the planned auctioning of two pieces of land which were the scene of the first anti-colonial uprising. The civic organisation urged the South African Heritage Agency (SAHRA) to intervene in the matter involving the Bo-Kaap Trust and Claremart, the agency selling the land. “The sale […]
Johannesburg: An assault case against African National Congress (ANC) Member Of Parliament (MP) Mduduzi Manana has been withdrawn. This comes after faces fresh allegations of assault emerged against Manana after his domestic worker claims that he pushed her down the stairs of his double-storey Fourways home yesterday. Police confirmed that a case of common assault […]
The ease of doing business and financial reporting has received a boost with the launch of the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission’s Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). The launch of the digital financial reporting solution on Tuesday will allow companies to file Annual Financial Statements using XBLR, and the data can be shared across the […]