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Gatvol Capetonian sets its sight on 2019 elections

The Cape Town-based group was propelled to national attention after it began agitating for the Western Cape to secede

Anti-gang protesters accuse police of targeting them instead of gangsters

Riot police fired stun grenades in Kensington and teargas in Bonteheuwel after residents blocked roads in protest against gang violence

Arrests made in Cape Town shutdown protests

Protests are underway in Bishop Lavis, Manenberg, Hanover Park, Nyanga, Gugulethu and Mitchells Plain

Cosatu threatens W Cape shut down if province fails to deal with gangsterism

Communities across the Western Cape are prepared to shut down the provincial economy if their demands to fight gangsterism are not met

‘Gatvol’ Capetonians stir up tensions

It’s not just about land. Now the Cape Town protests are also pitting coloured people against their black neighbours

It’s Blac to the future in Bishop Lavis

A new wave of activism has swept over the Cape suburb, as residents band together to target gangs

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A bowl of warmth in a time of need

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselves

Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

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