Kirkwood erupts over vigilante violence

Youths accused of being gangsters take revenge on anti-crime forum members


27 November 2020

Bolt drivers being harassed and intimidated by meter taxis

The company has partnered with private security to ensure the safety of drivers


26 November 2020

Cape Flats women activists celebrated

Twenty women from communities across the city have been nominated for awards


25 November 2020

If poverty and Covid-19 don’t kill you a gunshot will, says PE protester

Residents are demanding better policing amid crime spike


23 November 2020

IPID investigating after police accused of assaulting woman

The woman says that officers in Philippi threatened to kill her and her family if they spoke out about the incident


20 November 2020

Woman doused with spirits and set alight after stealing food worth R25

Shop apologises and suspends two employees implicated in the incident


18 November 2020

Informal traders say the City neglects the town centre in Mitchells Plain

The group says the area “reeks of defecation and urine”


17 November 2020

West Coast mining magnate fails to keep criminal trial secret

Australian court has lifted an interim order barring publication of details of trial of Tormin mines’ Mark Caruso


16 November 2020

Motorcade through Cape Town to highlight gender-based violence

Police accompany Ilitha Labantu campaign


13 November 2020

Court grants eviction order against alleged housing “hijackers”

Evictees say they were out of options


12 November 2020

Steve Tshwete Stadium collapsing and taking local sport with it

Mayor blames vandals and lack of cooperation from local teams


9 November 2020

Police accused of shooting pregnant woman in her own yard

IPID is investigating the case


28 October 2020

“The farmers are coming!” protesters march to Parliament

MEC Meyer says farmers are living in fear


25 October 2020

Port Elizabeth family lose “breadwinner” in taxi shooting

The incident sparked violence in the communities of Booysens Park and Marikana


21 October 2020

“Massive” oil spill in Umbilo River

Environmental group says pipeline was meant to have been shut down in 2008


21 October 2020

Immigrant shop owners ruthlessly exploited by protection rackets

“This is the life we live … If we do not pay, they send nyaope boys to my shop to start a toyi-toyi”


15 October 2020