Police raid on #Alexandra Wednesday morning uncovers little

Members of the South African police, along with units of Tactical Response Team and Bomb Disposal, entered the Alexandra Men’s Hostel around midnight Wednesday morning. SANDF soldiers and armoured cars were stationed close to the hostel, while the police walked through and searched rooms. SAPS spokesperson Colonel Noxolo Kweza explained that the purpose of the raid…

#Jeppestown raid targeted ‘criminal elements’ of xenophobic attacks

The raid on Jeppestown Men’s Hostel Tuesday night was about the ‘criminal elements’ from the xenophobic attacks in the area. 11 suspects were arrested. SAPS provinicial spokesperson Lt Kay Makhubela explained that the police seized stolen goods, ‘believed to may have’ come from lootings. Reports have also mentioned large amounts of dagga received. SANDF spokesperson…

Some government uptake from TomTom data and insights

The TomTom Traffic Index released earlier this month reveals insight about congestion and traffic patterns in South Africa. Cape Town, in 55th position on the global index, remains the most congested city in the country, with morning commutes adding up to 72% to commuting time. Johannesburg listed at 77 fares only slightly better, with morning…