gangsterism

 
The Two Tales of ‘Tin Can Town’
The Two Tales of ‘Tin Can Town’
The Central Metho­dist Mission Church on Cape Town’s ­Greenmarket Square was filled with piano music and worshippers attending a lunchtime...
Unembargoed: October 12 to 18
Unembargoed: October 12 to 18
PIC, VBS, Floyd and his baby brother...
Struggle veterans lead the fight against gangsterism
Struggle veterans lead the fight against gangsterism
It started with just one police officer but then more formed a crowd around her. As they forced her to the ground, with bursts of stun grenades...
Cele tells Westbury to sleep easy
Cele tells Westbury to sleep easy
Police Minister Bheki Cele has told communities in Westbury they can now “sleep peacefully” as he introduced policing units to clamp down on...
Cape Flats groups meet with parly over gangsterism and rape
Cape Flats groups meet with parly over gangsterism and rape
Civic groups from Cape Town's gang-ridden communities on the Cape Flats have called on parliament to rid their local police stations of...
Cele promises to rid Westbury of gangsters
Cele promises to rid Westbury of gangsters
Police Minister Bheki Cele promised change to the embattled Westbury community on Tuesday, but failed to heed residents’ calls to release...
“We'll take it back to the streets” — Westbury residents
“We'll take it back to the streets” — Westbury residents
Westbury residents have come out in their numbers for a face to face meeting with Police Minister Bheki Cele. But protesters say the meeting will...
Anti-gang protesters accuse police of targeting them instead of gangsters
Anti-gang protesters accuse police of targeting them instead of gangsters
A mass protest action against violence in Cape Town has raised concerns over seeming police inaction in the Mother City’s gang-dominated...
Standing up for Bonteheuwel: 'We did it in 1976, and we will do it now'
Standing up for Bonteheuwel: 'We did it in 1976, and we will do it now'
In the ice cold dimly lit morning, an angry protester stands in front of a traffic light on Jakes Gerwel Drive outside Bonteheuwel, Cape Town,...
PODCAST: Bowie the poet
PODCAST: Bowie the poet
In this episode we meet Anthero Bowie, a former gang member who is out of prison and trying to reinvent himself as a poet. 
Editorial: Cele, prioritise cash heists
Editorial: Cele, prioritise cash heists
Cash-in-transit heists seem to be a South African speciality. They are now happening at an average of one a day, according to some accounts, and...
Savvy school turns its gang crisis around
Savvy school turns its gang crisis around
Sipho and Lethabo (not their real names) were good friends when they started high school in 2013 at Badirile High School in Khutsong, Carletonville, west of Johannesburg....

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