Johannesburg a Rubbish Dump With Plague-Ridden Rats

Johannesburg a Rubbish Dump With Plague-Ridden Rats

Johannesburg, South Africa, is a rubbish dump infested with plague-ridden rats, and the refuse removers’ municipal strike has increased the risk of severe health matters. The six-week strike by workers backed by unions continues while negotiations for increased wages linger on. The refuse removal company Pikitup is holding Johannesburg residents hostage. As Democratic Alliance (DA) […]

Johannesburg Rated a Filthy City

Johannesburg Rated a Filthy City

Recently, Johannesburg, known as “The┬áCity of Gold,” received a bad review from Chinese journalists who described the city as filthy. Besides being rated the crime capital of South Africa, the city has declined to a slum status. Overcrowding, filth and unsanitary conditions are┬ácoupled with plagues of rats and beggars and the highest rate of unemployed […]

Johannesburg Hostage Situation Ends With 3 Dead

Johannesburg Hostage Situation Ends With 3 Dead

A hostage situation at the Johannesburg Central Police Station spiraled out of control and ended with three people dead, including the hostage taker. The situation began with the suspect being arrested for hijacking and brought back to the station. The man had a gun which was not discovered when he was searched. He killed one […]