David Tembe is the new Chief of Police at the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department.
The DA is rallying the troops to march through the streets of Johannesburg on Thursday morning to show support for under-fire mayor, Herman Mashaba.
Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, says that he will be taking the Department of Home Affairs to court over its tardiness in issuing foreign nationals papers.
Mayor Herman Mashaba said the City of Johannesburg had become filthy, crime ridden and drug infested under the watch of the African National Congress.
The City of Johannesburg has said that it will lay criminal charges against councillors representing the African National Congress for disrupting a community meeting on Tuesday evening.
The City of Joburg has come down hard on illegal dumpers, imposing a fine of R1500 for those guilty.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions said the renewed violence against foreign nationals in Gauteng is cause for great concern.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura took a veiled swipe at Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday, when he told citizens that foreign nationals needed to be dealt with in a way that would not lead to xenophobic attacks.
Leader of the Zimbabwe Communist League, Ian Beddowes, said he was comfortable with the idea of the recently elected Mayor trying to flush out drug use and drug dealing in that Metro.
The protesters felt that the comments linked criminality to being an immigrant.