Johannesburg: A woman walks past a fire truck as it extinguishes flames in a looted store in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa  |  Photo Credit: AP
- Jacob Zuma received the jail term on June 29
- On Wednesday, 208 incidents of looting and vandalism were recorded
- Misuzulu KaZwelithini, the new king of the Zulu community, said that violence had brought "great shame" upon his people
handball-game-variations,Ever since former South African president Jacob Zuma started serving a 15-month jail term, the country has been marred by protests, looting and violence. At least 72 people have died and over 1,200 others held in the unrest that followed the development, as per official figures.
Zuma, once known as the ‘Teflon president’, received the jail term on June 29 after failing to appear before a commission investigating allegations of corruption under his administration. He surrendered on July 7, triggering the protests.,best-cricket-session-prediction
Misuzulu KaZwelithini, the new king of the Zulu community, said that violence had brought "great shame" upon his people. "This chaos is destroying the economy, and it is the poor who will suffer the most," warned the monarch, who only exerts moral influence over Zulus and does not hold any executive powers. ,cricket-ipl-2020-player-list
epl-livescore,The Zulu King further urged his countrymen to live in peace with the Indian community in KwaZulu-Natal province, where over a third of the 1.4 million South African citizens of Indian descent live and work.
“What's happening between us (Zulus) and the Indians, with immediate effect, must come to an end,” said the King yesterday. ,basketball-machine-nz
“Our Indian brothers are our neighbours and we have the second biggest population of Indians in KwaZulu-Natal outside of India and through that, we have had certain people who have come to us to say thank you to the Zulu nation and to the Zulu royal family that you are living with our Indian brothers in peace.”,cricket-ind-vs-nz-live-score
handball-live-ticker-deutschland-spanien,“So I appeal to everyone that we embrace the Indians because we share our land with the Indians and through that I want to appeal for peace and I want to thank you,” he said.
Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor, the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, spoke with India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday and assured him that her government was doing everything possible to restore law and order.,basketball-kaufen-müller
casino-caesars-palace,Here are the top developments:
- On Wednesday, 208 incidents of looting and vandalism were recorded. The number of troops deployed, meanwhile, doubled to 5,000. However, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula told Parliament that she had "submitted a request for deployment of plus-minus 25,000" troops. The President authorises troop deployments. She did not mention when the extra troops would be on the streets.
- In a meeting with political party leaders, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa warned that parts of the country "may soon run out of basic provisions due to extensive disruptions in food, fuel, and medicine supply chains."
- Looting in KwaZulu-Natal, a southeastern province, has affected transport links and supply chains throughout the country.
- Over 800 retail shops have been looted, according to an estimate by South Africa’s consumer goods regulatory body.
- As a result of the unrest, state-owned logistics operator Transnet declared a ‘force Majeure' on a key rail line linking Johannesburg and the coast.
- As per an AFP photographer, long lines of cars and people were noticed outside fuel stations and food stores in the port city of Durban before they were scheduled to open.
- SAPREF, South Africa's largest refinery, shut down its Durban plant on Tuesday, affecting a third of the country's fuel production.
- The bread was being sold from a delivery truck outside a major shopping mall in Johannesburg's Soweto township because stores have either been looted or closed due to fears of vandalism.
- Violence has also disrupted the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine and medicine deliveries to hospitals, suggest reports. Notably, with more than 2.2 million infections, South Africa is in the midst of a deadly virus third wave.
- In KwaZulu-Natal, the main sugarcane growing region, fields were torched while cattle were stolen in other places.
- Locals have formed vigilante groups to protect their neighbourhoods' infrastructure.
- For many South Africans, images of looters stealing large televisions, refrigerators, microwaves, and food crates have been a shocking experience.