Former Harare police station commander Gert Nel says mob killings in the precinct were mostly sporadic and "spur of the moment incidents".
A senior officer has told the Khayelitsha commission there is a serious shortage of uniformed officers and detectives in the area.
Activist Zackie Achmat says a public pledge by the police would go a long way to mending their relationship with the Khayelitsha community.
The first witnesses have been called at the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry, one of which has called for an increase in police visibility.
The Khayelitsha commission of inquiry has continued its in loco inspections, with walks to several crime hotspots in the community.
The Khayelitsha commission of inquiry into policing has begun with an in loco inspection of the police station.
The commission of inquiry into policing in Khayelitsha kicks off this week with a preliminary sitting before the public hearings begin in January.
The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution has filed a complaint against the auditing firm SizweNtsalubaGobodo.
The ANC is demonstrating a growing intolerance of dissent, the party's youth league said in a statement on Saturday.
The former head of the National Prosecuting Authority, advocate Vusi Pikoli, finds himself unemployed again because of political interference.
The setting aside of President Jacob Zuma's appointment of Menzi Simelane is likely to heighten tensions between the judiciary and the executive.
One of the key witnesses is a known information peddler with links to intelligence agencies.
Between 2005 and 2009 South Africa went through what amounted to a constitutional crisis.
SA lacks a coherent and comprehensive approach to fighting corruption, former National Prosecuting Authority boss Vusi Pikoli said on Thursday.
Even competent cadres risk redeployment if they act impartially, undermining their integrity.
An edited extract from Adriaan Basson's book: Finish and Klaar: Selebi's downfall from Interpol to the Underworld
Former prosecutions boss Vusi Pikoli has no desire to "rule from the grave", but is concerned about developments at the NPA.
Former police chief Jackie Selebi on Friday denied influencing NPA boss Vusi Pikoli to quash charges against former fugitive Billy Rautenbach.
Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli's lawyer will withdraw on Monday an application challenging his dismissal.
Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli will receive R7,5-million after reaching an out-of-court settlement with the government.