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Global Citizen attacks: JMPD 'doesn't have power' to obtain CCTV footage

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has said it doesn't have the power to obtain the CCTV footage from the Sasol garage near the FNB Stadium where many people say they were robbed after the Global Citizen Festival on Sunday, EWN ...

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TimesLIVE

WATCH | Shocking! CCTV shows crime chaos at Sasol garage after Global Citizen ...

Two days after the historic Global Citizen Festival at FNB Stadium, CCTV footage has emerged that shows the extent of the hours-long crime spree at a Sasol garage opposite the venue. TimesLIVE is in possession of several clips which show hundreds of ...

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7 arrested in connection with Global Citizen Fest attacks

#GlobaCitizenFestivalSA JMPD's Wayne Minnaar along with Public Safety MMC Michael Sun giving a briefing on what happened with security surrounding Sunday's Global Citizen Festival where many people were robbed and harassed after the show.

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TimesLIVE

We were not responsible for Global Citizen security, says stadium management

SMSA CEO Jacques Grobbelaar told TimesLIVE earlier that the police and Global Citizen were in charge of the event because it was high-profile and involved 58 heads of state. Festival-goers recalled the terrifying experiences that had them fearing for ...

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Police arrest 7 people for Global Citizen Festival muggings and attacks

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) arrested seven people allegedly linked to several muggings and attacks after the Global Citizen Festival at FNB Stadium on Sunday. The JMPD said it understood many of the muggings reported on social ...

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Global Citizen organisers 'deeply disturbed' by violent attacks on concertgoers

Global Citizen and the House of Mandela are "deeply disturbed" by the reports of criminal attacks on concertgoers as they exited the event venue on Sunday night. "The safety of our guests is always of paramount importance to us and we understand and ...

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TimesLIVE

Seven arrested for Global Citizen Festival crime spree

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has arrested seven people following a crime spree after the Global Citizen Festival in Soweto on Sunday. Johannesburg public safety MMC Michael Sun said the seven were arrested for robbery, assault ...

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57 commitments worth R100 billion - Global Citizen pledges in a nutshell

Advocacy group Global Citizen has announced 57 commitments totalling R100 billion ($7-billion), surpassing its goal by seven times more, with commitments from the World Bank, Vodacom, PEPFAR, Cisco, South African government and the Motsepe ...

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News24

Global Citizen attendees share harrowing experiences with crime after event

After a day filled with amazing performances by some of the best musicians in the world and speeches by activists and world leaders, Global Citizen easily became one of the most monumental events of the year. Close to 80 000 fans gathered at the FNB ...

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TimesLIVE

Witnesses describe how they fought off muggers at Global Citizen Festival

Festival-goers have recalled the terrifying experiences that had them fearing for their safety after the Global Citizens concert at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday. Some told of being involved in violent confrontations in and around the ...

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TimesLIVE

TimesLIVE journalists witness crime chaos at Global Citizen Festival

TimesLIVE journalists who attended the Global Citizen Festival concert at FNB Stadium on Sunday witnessed a violent altercation involving the driver of a car and several passengers of another vehicle soon after the event ended. The incident occurred in ...

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Stadium Management SA confirms fans' bad experiences after Global Citizen Fest

Music fans who attended the Global Citizen Festival showpiece at the FNB Stadium on Sunday have detailed horrific experiences. After the show ended fans had horrific experiences from extreme traffic congestion, lack of public transport and robberies ...

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SA govt pledges to eradicate poverty as part of Global Citizen initiatives

JOHANNESBURG – As part the Global Citizen Festival, the South African government has joined others around the world in numerous pledges such as the eradication of poverty, putting girls and women in school and dealing with a vast number of other ...

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News24

'Horrifying' gang attacks, stabbings and robberies ruin Global Citizen event

People leaving the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 event were attacked by gangs of juveniles and stabbed and robbed of cellphones and handbags, according to countless social media posts. According to witnesses, the attacks happened in the vicinity ...

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Channel 24

35 pics from Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

35 pics from Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Previous image Next image. IMAGE 1 OF 35. Chris Martin speaks onstage during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by ...

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TimesLIVE

Horror stories of crime mar Global Citizen Festival

South Africans have taken to Twitter to detail their crime horror stories after the Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 concert on Sunday, with some explaining how they were mugged at gunpoint outside the stadium, with no police in sight. Festival ...

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Citizen

Everything you need to know about the Global Citizen road closures

Traffic around the FNB Stadium is set to be a nightmare as organisers of the Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival are expecting to fill up the 90,000 capacity stadium when the free concert begins later today. As such, the Johannesburg Metro Police ...

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eNCA

WATCH: Billions pledged at Global Citizen Festival

JOHANNESBURG - A R100-billion has been pledged at the Global Citizen Festival in Soweto. The funds will be used to alleviate extreme poverty, ensure better education and strengthen the fight against. A-list celebrities shared the stage at the festival ...

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Channel 24

Rigger who died at Joburg's Global Citizen Festival identified as Siyabonga Ngodze

Cape Town - The rigger who died who working on the stage for Johannesburg's Global Citizen Festival has been identified as Siyabonga Ngodze. Siyabonga died on Saturday, 1 December and the festival took place on Sunday 2 December at FNB Stadium.

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TimesLIVE

Rigger who fell to his death ahead of Global Citizen Festival identified

“A rigger working on behalf of a production partner for the Global Citizen Festival suffered fatal injuries arising from a fall at the site,” Global Citizen spokesperson Andrew Kirk said in a statement. “Global Citizen has been advised that the ...

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eNCA

Rigger dies after falling at FNB Stadium ahead of Global Citizen

“Global Citizen has been advised that the deceased was an experienced rigger and was wearing all appropriate safety gear and equipment. The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated in partnership with all of the relevant local and ...

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Channel 24

WATCH: Global Citizen: Mandela 100

Cape Town – The Global Citizen: Mandela 100 festival is taking place at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday. The event is hosted and presented by the Motsepe Foundation and will be broadcast live to over 180 countries across six continents from ...

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Independent Online

Music fans flock to FNB Stadium for much-anticipated Global Citizen Festival

Johannesburg - Thousands of music fans from across the country started streaming into the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday morning for the "Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100", featuring local and international musicians, including Beyonce and ...

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TimesLIVE

Rigger falls to death ahead of Global Citizen Festival

A rigger who was part of the production team setting up the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 plummeted to his death on Saturday at the FNB stadium in Soweto. “A rigger working on behalf of a production partner for the Global Citizen Festival ...

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