ARTICLES RELATING TO GANG VIOLENCE

'Amateur' Crime Intelligence officers intentionally derailing high-level probes, claims top Cape cop

2017-05-23 18:09

High-ranking Western Cape policeman says police and crime intelligence officers are conspiring with politicians and gangsters.

EXCLUSIVE: Underworld, tobacco and drug war sparks shootings and protests

2017-05-12 09:29

A violent underworld war has broken out between three distinct groups, one from Johannesburg and two from Cape Town, which in the past few weeks has seen a rising body count in both cities, service delivery protests, looting and fears that there is more to come.

Northern Cape top cop under 'unlawful surveillance' - police

2017-05-09 12:17

Northern Cape provincial police commissioner Risimati Shivuri, who was spotted meeting alleged underworld figure Nafiz Modack in an upmarket Cape Town hotel, has been under illegal surveillance.

Cape Flats lives matter too!

2017-05-05 08:00

The young men killed in violence on the Cape Flats lose more than just their lives. They lose their identity and their value, writes Moeshfieka Botha.

2 killed, 11 wounded in Cape Town 'gang war'

2017-05-02 11:26

An apparent gang war in Elsie's River, which has involved several shootings over the months, has intensified, leaving 11 people wounded and two dead.

Home no haven for Manenberg family as bullets fly

2017-04-12 08:16

The Cloete’s home is supposed to be their safe haven. But when bullets start flying in Manenberg, their second-storey flat on Storms River Road is anything but a sanctuary.

2 tow truck drivers shot dead in suspected revenge attacks

2017-03-23 12:19

Two tow truck drivers in Idas Valley in Stellenbosch have been killed in suspected revenge attacks.

Should we still be calling it "the Cape Flats"?

2017-02-27 10:03

“The Cape Flats” is a name that at once evokes our shame-filled history of the Group Areas Act, while it allows us to ignore our responsibility to the families who live there, writes Sarah Crawford-Browne.

Police making progress with Limpopo gang violence arrests

2017-02-17 16:46

Eight more gang members linked to violence in Dan village near Tzaneen have been arrested, say Limpopo police.

Gang violence flares up in Limpopo village

2017-02-15 18:42

Violence between rival gangs in Dan village, east of Polokwane, has locals living in fear.

 

A brief history of the volatile bouncer industry

2017-05-15 12:30

Here is a brief history of the volatile nightclub bouncer industry, which is linked to the illicit tobacco trade, drugs, and underworld battle.

HOT TOPIC: 5 flashpoints in SA right now

2017-05-09 14:06

Fire, death and destruction has descended over parts of South Africa over the last few weeks with recent violent protests and the threat of an all-out criminal underworld war imminent.

Night of 'underworld' shootings rocks Cape Town

2017-05-09 08:10

Alleged Cape Town gang leader Jerome “Donkie” Booysen was wounded while on his way to see another suspected gang leader who had been shot dead, sources say.

Elsies River gun violence stirs up shock, sadness and anger

2017-05-03 13:01

The community of Elsies River in Cape Town has been left reeling in shock, anger and sadness after more violent shoot-outs in the area ended in tragedy.

Alleged Cape Town gang boss gunned down

2017-05-01 08:11

An alleged gang boss, with links to the underworld, has been murdered following at least two attempts on his life inside churches.

'I want to die of old age, not murder' - Ocean View resident

2017-04-08 12:06

A silent protest against crime in Ocean View, Cape Town, turned violent when youths attempted to block roads by burning tyres and throwing stones.

WATCH: Man killed in gang-related Worcester shooting

2017-03-13 12:04

A 21-year-old man has been killed in a gang-related shooting in Worcester, Western Cape police say.

14 arrested after stabbed, beaten Khayelitsha pupil dies

2017-02-20 12:08

Fourteen alleged gang members have been arrested in connection with the death of an 18-year-old Khayelitsha pupil who was attacked last week, say Western Cape police.

'Mommy, they shot me', girl, 5, says after gang shooting

2017-02-16 08:36

She used to dream of being a policewoman when she grew up. But now Ashline Telmarks, 5, is traumatised by any loud noise after she was shot while playing in a Cape Flats park.

Son of Cape Town community activist dies in gang shooting

2017-02-12 15:40

The son of community activist Nazeema Samuels was killed in a shooting in Hanover Park, police said.

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