C19PC Statement on Recent Civil Unrest – SA Deserves More
The C19 People’s Coalition mourns all those who have been hurt or killed and whose livelihoods have been affected during this time of unrest. We are a traumatised society and we need to heal. But healing must go hand in hand with economic justice.
Under investigation: Twelve masterminds planned and executed insurrection on social media, then lost control after looting spree
South Africa suffered an insurrection attempt this week with two provinces, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, disabled and national fuel and food supply lines disrupted. It is the first such campaign organised and orchestrated on social media and shows the potency of the medium. Just over 38 million South Africans are now on the internet and 25 million of us are on social media.
Rioting leaves KZN township at a loss
Residents have been left to pick up the pieces after desperate people stripped the mall at the heart of Hammarsdale in KwaZulu-Natal.
Protest politics: ANC members who instigated Free Zuma campaign nowhere to be found on the ground
The people who started the Free Zuma campaign are only visible on social media, leaving thugs to destroy people’s livelihoods and assets on the ground.
Durban food riots turn the wheel of history
South Africa’s social crisis has erupted as the people Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma deem expendable, those who bear the brunt of the past and of the social costs of Covid-19, appropriate the bread of life.