Mitchells Plain

 
Military intervention is not a crime-fighting solution
Military intervention is not a crime-fighting solution
The imminent deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) into the Cape Town communities of Bishop Lavis, Mitchells Plain, Delft,...
Community police break ranks in Flats
Community police break ranks in Flats
Statistics show that 900 people have been killed in gang-related violence on the Cape Flats so far this year, and police volunteers risk suspension...
‘Accidental’ author climbs bestseller list
‘Accidental’ author climbs bestseller list
Yusuf Daniels, a former auctioneer, describes himself as someone who became an author by mistake. He refuses to call himself a writer, preferring...
The Muslims who will not choose between their god and being gay
The Muslims who will not choose between their god and being gay
Bearded and dressed in a thawb and kufiah, Mogamat Benjamin is, in appearance at least, much like any other Muslim man. His eye-catching walking...
DA accuses ANC of instigating Western Cape land protests
DA accuses ANC of instigating Western Cape land protests
The Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus in the Western Cape province has accused the ANC of spurring on land occupations around the Cape in an effort...
‘Gatvol’ Capetonians stir up tensions
‘Gatvol’ Capetonians stir up tensions
Land-related protests in Cape Town continued this week despite a zero-tolerance approach from the city — and racial tensions between coloured...
City of Cape Town pushes for “zero tolerance” on land protests
City of Cape Town pushes for “zero tolerance” on land protests
After weeks of land occupation protests, Cape Town was unusually quiet on Tuesday morning. While communities remain frustrated in their demand for...
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...
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....
For the common good: Old struggles in a new style
For the common good: Old struggles in a new style
Most of the people who made their way to the Rondebosch Common in Cape Town last Friday to protest against issues such as unemployment and poverty...
Court postpones Zille case
Court postpones Zille case
A Mitchells Plain court on Tuesday postponed a hearing for Cape Town mayor Helen Zille and 10 others who were arrested on Sunday during a protest...

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