Somalians and Ethiopians living in Khayelitsha say that they are a target 24 hours a day, while young locals say that jealousy triggers the violence.
The police want to know why a mystery donor or foreign human rights group would fund the large legal costs of a man who had chosen a life of crime.
The recent spate of evictions in the Western Cape must make the right to housing ring hollow for those left homeless, writes Sandra Liebenberg.
Problems with policing in Khayelitsha include unanswered phones, no patrols and only an estimated 1% of cases resulting in convictions, says a report.
Police oversight should include matters such as how budgets are spent and not just how officers treat civilians, the Khayelitsha commission has heard.
A commission of inquiry has heard that police stations in Khayelitsha are still under-resourced, which is a factor for the performance of police.
A community-led renewal project is overhauling areas of the township, opening up space to thrive.
Mali Hoza says he never led the pro-police witdoeke, but he is still firmly anti-ANC.
New drugs are working on XDR-TB â€“ but must be strictly controlled to prevent further resistance.
A damning report into policing in Khayelitsha was downplayed by one of its authors at the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry.
Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi wants to testify at the Khayelitsha commission following a relative's murder in the area.
The ANC has decided to roll up its sleeves and get its hands dirty in the fight for the Cape.
Religious leaders in Cape Town have taken a new approach to problems in Khayelitsha: they investigated locally instead of staging violent protests.
A banned march on the City of Cape Town has been called off after the City was granted a court order to stop it from taking place.
The inquiry into the township's policing is finally poised to get under way after a year of court battles.
Police have rearrested human rights activist Angy Peter, who is hailed as the face of the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry into policing.
A two-year fight to get a working janitorial system in Khayelitsha is set to go to court next week if the final letter of demand is ignored.
So everyone wants flush toilets linked to a drainage system. Does anyone know whether there is a budget for this; what, indeed, would it cost?
VIDEO: Sizwe Nzima is an entrepreneur assisting his Khayelitsha community by delivering medicine by bicycle. He is an M&G 200 Young South African.