jhb cbd news

Jhb cbd news

Political parties must not tap dance around the issue of violence against foreign nationals, but must rather call things as they are, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

The pair were gunned down on Wednesday, while a third person was in a critical condition in hospital.

Law enforcement officials are continuing to patrol the streets of the Johannesburg CBD to enforce the lockdown and question suspicious vehicles and pedestrians.

FIKILE-NTSIKELELO MOYA: Attacks on foreign nationals are a form of hate crime

President Emmerson Mnangagwa made the comments at a dinner hosted for him by Zimbabweans based in Cape Town.

Looting and violence continued to spread throughout Johannesburg as police attempted to clamp down on flare-ups. Click here to subscribe to Eyewitness news: http://bit.ly/EWNSubscribe Like and follow us on: http://bit.ly/EWNFacebookAND https://twitter.com/ewnupdates Keep up to date with all your local and international news: https://ewn.co.za Filmed and Edited by: Thomas Holder Produced by: Thomas Holder

There is ‘no justification to blame foreigners for lack of jobs. This must be stopped,’ President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a video posted on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.

Cops hunt gunmen after 2 people killed in Selby

During the afternoons commute, police carried out a stop and search operation on taxis in the Johannesburg CBD and surrounding areas.

Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo delivered his State of the City Address on 4 May 2021. During his address, Makhubo said they were committed to the regeneration of the Joburg CBD and were working on solutions to deal with undocumented migrants in the city.

Among those arrested there were also 11 undocumented people and 33 wanted suspects for various crimes such as murder, armed robbery, theft and assault GBH, Sello said.

Three people were arrested.

Police spokesperson Col Dimakatso Sello said crime intelligence, public order policing, customs and private security seized the goods during operation O Kae Molao on Friday.

In Springs a suspect was nabbed for dealing in illicit cigarettes. Sello said officers seized illicit cigarettes to the value of about R100,000.

The team also arrested 67 suspects for various crimes including possession of drugs, possession of suspected stolen vehicle, possession and dealing of illicit goods, drunken driving and dealing in liquor without a licence.

Counterfeit goods worth R7.4m have been confiscated during a raid in the Johannesburg CBD, Gauteng police said.

All arrested suspects are expected to appear in different magistrates’ courts on Monday.

Jhb cbd news

“At least four taxis are on fire, probably linked to taxi violence. I am on my way to the scene,” he said.

Four minibus taxis were set alight in the Johannesburg CBD on Saturday morning, in what is believed to be another outbreak of taxi violence.

Johannesburg Metro Police Department spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the busy Commissioner Street had been closed.

The incident happened next to the Carlton Centre, a busy shopping mall in the inner city.