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  • Top job: The Democratic Alliance has slammed Vuma Glenton Mashinini’s appointment as IEC commissioner and is seeking legal action. Click on the pic to read more. Picture: Deaan Vivier

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  • Seeking answers: Senzo Meyiwa's father, Sam, lashes out at the police investigating the murder case and his son's best friend Tumelo Madlala. Click on the pic for more.

  • Under pressure: Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini was finally strong-armed into acting on xenophobic violence after a series of meetings with provincial and national government leaders. Click on the pic for the full story. Picture: Khaya Ngwenya/City Press



On Friday (April 24 2015) the government held an imbizo in Alexandra, three days after the South African National Defence Force was sent in to help quell the recent spate of violence that gripped the area.

Deputy Minister of Police Maggie Sotyu and Gauteng Police Commissioner Lesetja Mothiba condemned the attack on Emmanuel Sithole after a student spoke out against the accused attackers, two of which were in her school.


Research was not accurate to say the majority of South Africans are xenophobic. We are not.
President Jacob Zuma