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News Briefs — Africa

White “pastor” in South Africa convicted of treason in plot to kill thousands of Black people, overthrow government

A White “pastor” in South Africa was convicted of treason on Monday as part of an insidious plot to overthrow the government and kill scores of Black people by poisoning water supplies. The so-called “pastor” was arrested in 2019 after South African authorities discovered the plot, which involved multiple cells in his movement throughout the country. The “pastor” was found in possession of illegal firearms and ammunition after he was arrested. The “pastor” was the leader of a “Christian” organization that not only planned to use the movement to poison Black communities via water reservoirs, the group also considered using biological weapons to kill Black people. This terrorist also recruited people with the intent to carry out violent attacks against Black people. The leader also tried ...