Gunfire returns to Cape Flats

2015-05-23 19:33

Gunfire has erupted again in Manenberg, on the Cape Flats, just days after a convoy of SAPS, soldiers and Metro police officers descended on the gang-infested community for a crackdown on drugs and guns.

Police conduct raid in Manenberg

2015-05-21 09:23

Police have conducted a pre-dawn raid of the Cape Flats suburb of Manenberg, a Western Cape police spokesperson has confirmed.

Judgment begins in mammoth Cape Town gangster case

2015-05-06 12:14

The Western Cape High Court has started hearing judgment in one of the most frightening criminal cases in SA history - that of 28s gang leader George “Geweld” Thomas and his 17 co-accused.

Gunshots, screaming in Manenberg overnight

2015-04-07 07:55

Shooting has continued in Manenberg where a community leader was shot just before he could take part in a protest for peace.

Man shot in further gang violence in Manenberg

2015-04-05 14:47

Another person has been shot and wounded in Manenberg, Cape Town, following gang violence in the area, police say.

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.


Army, cops descend on Cape Town suburb

2015-05-22 11:45

Residents of Ottery say it will take more than one major crackdown to clean the crime-ridden suburb, after police, army and metro police officers raided crime hotspots in an integrated operation.

Anti-gangsterism protest planned outside Parliament

2015-05-19 12:08

Residents of the Cape Flats are set to protest outside Parliament to demand security and freedom from gangsterism, saying their rights to human dignity and respect are being violated.

Manenberg gang member dies after shooting

2015-04-12 11:43

A member of the Americans gang in Manenberg on the Cape Flats has died following a shooting several days ago, the Manenberg Community Forum says.

Manenberg community leader wounded in shooting

2015-04-06 14:43

Protesters against Easter violence in Manenberg have had to halt a march after one of their leaders was shot and injured.

Our people are not safe - Manenberg resident

2015-04-04 21:43

Shootings between rival gangs have flared up for a second time in Manenberg, Cape Town, with residents hiding in their houses in fear of their safety.

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.

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