Many of the deaths occurred in chaotic stampedes as scores of people looted food, electric appliances, liquor, and clothing from retail centers, KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala told the press.
The deployment of 2,500 soldiers to support the South African police has not yet stopped the rampant looting although arrests are being made at some areas in Johannesburg, including Vosloorus in eastern Johannesburg.
The economic impact of COVID-19 restrictions has exacerbated the problems.
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After finishing fourth twice in Rio, Jennifer Abel struggled to find the joy for diving. Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu changed all of that and some lessons in ballet have helped them both become better divers.
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