Gang Violence

Revolving door of crime and jail

The prisons department says it has rehabilitation programmes. Others disagree, including an ex-inmate who says the only way to come right is to want to change

Defence lawyers killed as Cape Town gang wars spread

Several attorneys and advocates told the Mail & Guardian that their fraternity is now “under siege”.

Faction fights in KZN turn school playgrounds into battlefields

Long-standing feuds between adults are playing out at schools, with the violence forcing them to be closed for long periods

Rain, Ramadan elect peaceful vote

Shootings and violence did not stop voters in the Cape ganglands from exercising their constitutional rights

Our children are killers and we need to change this

They learnt violence at home and in society which is marred by inequality and poverty

Underworld bosses and gang wars — The life of Pete Mihalik

Over the years Mihalik has been the go-to lawyer for underworld figures and individuals linked to a deadly turf war

Communities attempt to shut down Cape Flats to protest gang violence

Tuesday’s shutdown is expected to see Cape Flats residents blockading major arterial roads during peak morning traffic

Shut down planned to protest gang violence in Cape Town

In the early hours of Wednesday morning the community of Bonteheuwel will shut down

Life goes on in bloody gangland

The drugs, the bodies, the violence – it’s hard to comprehend how people live in Ocean View

‘Nommer 37’ goes beyond its Hitchcock influence

Nommer 37 is a safe film, albeit one that executes well within its limits.

Calls for army patrols as gang violence spirals

Sporadic gun battles in gang hotspots around the Cape Flats area have increased and prompted authorities to call for an army intervention

Prison gang war sparks lockdown

Westville jail inmates say they are being unlawfully punished for gang violence

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it