SAFM 8AM NEWS BULLETIN

The Gauteng Economic Development MEC Kgosientsho Ramokgopa is expected to visit Soweto this morning following the looting of shops owned by foreign nationals. Several shops were looted in areas including Dobsonville, Rockville, Zola, Meadowland, Ennerdale and Protea Glen. Members of the community that spoke to SABC NEWS say they decided to loot to avenge the attacks on the police who were trying to raid shops for counterfeit goods in the Johannesburg CBD three weeks ago. Many of the foreign owned shops are closed this morning. A large police contingent is patrolling the township. Ramokgopa's spokesperson Nombulelo Nyathela ...