Residents of South Africa’s Khutsong township have rioted in protest at their area being incorporated into a different province. The latest riots began on Sunday and continued on Monday night, with houses burnt and stones thrown, police said. Khutsong, west of Johannesburg, is currently in Gauteng province, but is to be moved to North-West province. Khutsong residents fear they will receive inferior services if their area is moved to North-West. President Thabo Mbeki, campaigning for local polls due on 1 March, said police must act to quell the recent unrest. Full Story
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