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Calls for army patrols as gang violence spirals
Calls for army patrols as gang violence spirals
With rifles raised, police speed through the streets of Manenberg, responding to yet another call to quell violence in one of the country's most...
Prison gang war sparks lockdown
Prison gang war sparks lockdown
Eight prison warders and hospital staff have been suspended after the death of an inmate at Durban’s Westville Correctional Centre after they...
Police guns have fueled gang wars, taxi and political killings
Police guns have fueled gang wars, taxi and political killings
Stolen police firearms - some pilfered several years ago, but which are still in circulation - are being used in politically-motivated shootings,...
Letters to the editor: October 6 to 12 2017
Letters to the editor: October 6 to 12 2017
It is apparent that South Africans want blood. Whose blood? KPMG’s. The lynch mob mentality has finally reached the level of the best and...
Women and children continue to bear brunt of violence on Cape Flats
Women and children continue to bear brunt of violence on Cape Flats
Hanna Abrahams* sits with her hands folded in her lap. With her shoulders slumped, she looks frail after being abused for 11 years, but she now...
Gang violence exposes children to mental instability
Gang violence exposes children to mental instability
Ongoing violence is the biggest threat to the rehabilitation of mental health patients in the gang-warfare ridden Cape Town township of Mannenberg....
Media must help and not exacerbate Westbury's problems
Media must help and not exacerbate Westbury's problems
Mudney Halim, an activist and member of the Community Care Foundation, says:
E Cape police on high alert amid gang violence
E Cape police on high alert amid gang violence
Two men were shot and killed and a third wounded, in three separate gang-related incidents, Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg said. One of the men...
Three killed in Cape gang shooting
Three killed in Cape gang shooting
On Sunday, a third person died in hospital following a gang shooting on Saturday night in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, Western Cape police said....
Zille cancels Manenberg trip after gunshots
Zille cancels Manenberg trip after gunshots
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille cancelled her election campaign drive in Manenberg, Cape Town in the Western Cape due to safety...
Grade one W Cape child shot on first day of school
Grade one W Cape child shot on first day of school
A seven-year-old boy was shot and wounded while on his way to his first day of school on Wednesday in a suburb on the outskirts of Cape Town...
Cape Flats fears return of Staggie
Cape Flats fears return of Staggie
The state witness who put notorious Hard Livings gang leader Rashied ­Staggie behind bars after she testified 10 years ago against the men who...

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