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.