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Simple interventions could cut violence against women

Measures such as better street lighting, training the police and enforcing gun control can effect real change

Khayelitsha’s people are still in the dangerous dark

Is the township safer five years after a commission of inquiry into policing issued recommendations on how to make it better?

Parly won’t approve SAPS budget, condemns Phiyega’s ‘disrespect’

The dramatic events in Parliament over the past two days have put Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega's position under severe pressure.

Activist Angy Peter found guilty of murder

Judge Robert Henney found Angy Peter and her co-accused guilty of premeditated murder. Their bail was withdrawn and they will stay in police custody.

Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter: ‘My life has turned to pieces’

Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter and her co-accused have been found guilty of murder. The M&G spoke to Peter days before judgment was handed down.

Khayelitsha Inquiry: Key solutions to inefficient policing

Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, drafted a plan of action to implement the findings of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry.

Khayelitsha report reveals serious flaws in policing

Problems with policing in Khayelitsha include unanswered phones, no patrols and only an estimated 1% of cases resulting in convictions, says a report.

Khayelitsha inquiry concludes with final arguments

Public hearings of the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry have concluded, with the Social Justice Coalition asking to find the police inefficient.

​Khayelitsha commission: Arrests not enough to end police corruption

There is a lack of leadership for combating corruption in the SAPS, an expert witness told the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry.

Tempers flare at Khayelitsha policing inquiry

Justice Kate O'Regan has hurried along the advocate for police at the time-constrained Khayelitsha commission of inquiry.

Khayelitsha commission: Police must account for budget spend

Police oversight should include matters such as how budgets are spent and not just how officers treat civilians, the Khayelitsha commission has heard.

O’Regan compares distribution of police resources to apartheid

The list of the most resource-stricken police stations looked similar to "an apartheid list", O'Regan tells Khayelitsha Commission of inquiry.

Lack of resources for Khayelitsha police is ‘irrational’

A commission of inquiry has heard that police stations in Khayelitsha are still under-resourced, which is a factor for the performance of police.

Khayelitsha cops: ‘We are the whipping boys’

While the Marikana hearings continue in Rustenberg, in Khayelitsha another commission into police failings is cautiously gathering momentum.

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