The army deployed about 10 armoured personnel carriers to Kya Sands in northern Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon, in an attempt to dispel threats of xenophobic violence. Police confirmed that 11 people had been injured in attacks on Monday night and early Tuesday morning. The victims comprised five South Africans, four Zimbabweans and two Mozambicans. Read more: Eyewitness News
Terry Pratchett forged his own sword from iron and meteorites purely for the occasion of the awarding of his knighthood.