Gangsters found with guns 'destroyed’ by Gauteng cops

2015-03-23 10:00

Firearms said to have been destroyed by Gauteng police have been found in the possession of gangsters in the Western Cape, affidavits before the South Gauteng High Court have revealed.

Manenberg shootings linked to gang murder

2015-01-09 11:04

Gang-related shootings in Manenberg in the past few days are believed to be linked to a murder in the area, Western Cape police say.

Lamoer: Gang violence a big concern

2014-09-22 14:44

Gang violence remains one of the biggest contributing factors to the high murder and attempted murder rates in the Western Cape, provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer says.

Two arrested after Cape Town shootout

2014-03-15 11:58

Two men have been arrested after a woman was shot dead and three children were wounded in a gang-related shooting in Athlone, Western Cape police say.

Khutsong mob justice death toll rises

2013-11-04 08:02

Gauteng police say they are on high alert in Khutsong after six people, including a sangoma, were stoned and burnt to death in an apparent mob justice rampage.

Schoolboy's ear cut off in 'gang attack'

2013-10-11 08:44

A Pretoria schoolboy's ear has been sliced off with a machete during a violent attack by a rival school gang, according to a report.

Rashied Staggie gets job as a cleaner

2013-09-26 10:35

Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie will be employed as a general cleaner at a Belville office while on day parole, according to a report.

Kenny Kunene offers support to Staggie

2013-09-23 13:31

Former gang leader Rashied Staggie has been welcomed by family members and supporters - including Kenny Kunene - after his release from prison on day parole.

Calling of Phiyega unusual - MPL

2013-08-27 23:54

A shortage of police in the Western Cape required the "unusual step" of calling national police chief Riah Phiyega to account, a provincial lawmaker says.


A teenager suspected of belonging to a gang has been killed in the Cape Flats.

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Bring back police drug units - Maimane

2015-01-24 18:25

Specialised police units dealing with drugs and gangs need to be reintroduced, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Hunt for suspects after Cape Town cop’s mother killed

2014-10-15 12:01

Western Cape police are searching for people linked to the murder of a police officer's mother in Manenburg, Cape Town.

More arrests expected over fake gun licences

2014-06-29 11:17

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says the arrest of three police officers from the Central Firearms Registry is just the tip of the iceberg in a probe into fake gun licences.

17 already killed in 16 days in Cape Town

2014-01-22 10:55

The mother of a 5-month-old baby is one of at least 17 people shot dead in Cape Town this year, it has been reported.

Concerns over Gauteng school safety

2013-10-11 11:08

The DA says Gauteng's community safety department must step up school safety efforts, after a schoolboy's ear was sliced off with a machete during a violent attack by a rival school gang.

Free State cracks down on gangs

2013-10-05 08:45

Gang activities in the Free State need to be dealt with, the new provincial police commissioner has said after establishing a gang unit in the province.

Staggie receiving job offers - officials

2013-09-25 12:08

Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie has received several job offers, the correctional services department says.

Rashied Staggie released on day parole

2013-09-23 09:34

Former gang leader Rashied Staggie has been released from Pollsmoor Prison on day parole, according to reports.

Zille, Phiyega face off over gangs

2013-08-27 19:22

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega have faced off over the policing of gangs on the Cape Flats.

‘Sushi king’ now tackling gang violence

2013-08-26 11:31

Following a brief stint in politics, businessman and convicted fraudster Kenny Kunene has taken on a project where he will help rehabilitate youths in the gang-riddled Cape Flats.

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