Frank Buyanga Sadiqi is wanted by the Zimbabwean authorities. He was arrested in an Interpol-led operation early on Thursday.
A man who recently faced terror charges in a South African court of law has been linked to the threats made against Sandton last week.
‘NATJOINTS can give the assurance that the intelligence community diligently follows-up on any information at hand but has not confirmed the veracity of any threat at this stage in time.’
More embassies have issued security alerts regarding the possible terrorist attack in Sandton this weekend. Here’s the latest..
‘For all we know, the CIA’s agents working with terrorist groups are the ones staging the terrorist attack so as to destabilise our country,’ said the EFF.
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Although President Ramaphosa has chastised the US Embassy, one minister gave us very frank assessment of the Sandton situation.
‘Johannesburg Pride has not been directly threatened, nor have we received any communication from outside parties other than what the media assumed via the US Embassy’s website,’ said organisers.
SA comedian Nik Rabinowitz admitted to being ‘worried’ after reports claimed his comedy show was being targeted by terrorists.
Sensationally, Ramaphosa has claimed that the US Embassy ‘did not contact the SA Government’ before issuing a terror alert for Sandton.
SA law enforcement agencies continue to monitor for any threats and that they inform the public about any imminent danger.
Can South Africans take anything seriously? Here’s how tweeps reacted to news of a potential ‘terrorist attack’ in Sandton …
Although the SA Government remains unconvinced, another foreign country has issued a terror warning for Greater Sandton this weekend.
Sandton City says it has put appropriate security measures in place in and around the shopping centre to detect any threats
Despite the US embassy warning of a terror attack this coming weekend, Sandton City says it is operating as normal
Despite being clueless at first, the South African Government has now noted the US Embassy terror alert issued today
Warnings of an ‘imminent’ terror attack in Sandton have been issued this afternoon – leaving Johannesburg Pride in the lurch.
Minister Mondli Gungubele said the government has not received information about a terror attack but law enforcement agencies are investigating.
A terror warning for Sandton has been issued by the US Embassy on Wednesday – and an old ISIS briefing has come to light…
The US Embassy in South Africa said it received information that terrorists may be planning to attack ‘large gatherings of people’.
Controversial entertainment blogger Musa Khawula claims he was kicked out of a Sandton nightclub ‘for no reason’.
Influencer Nadia Jaftha walked away as the biggest winner at the DStv Content Creator Awards with three wins.
An off-duty police officer was shot dead by an unknown man while getting a haircut at a barbershop in Sandton before the weekend.
FNB Art Joburg’s 2022 programming, taking place in Sandton, is all-encompassing and is curated into six specialised sections.
SA hip-hop star Tumi Tladi passed away on Sunday 10 July. The ‘Basadi’ hitmaker’s family has announced memorial details for the rapper.