Man arrested for murder of Cape Town teacher Helga van Wyk

2019-09-16 15:40

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the June murder of Cape Town school teacher Helga van Wyk, Western Cape police say.

#RIPUyinene: Anger, anguish over news of UCT student's death

2019-09-02 15:56

South Africans have flooded social media with messages of anger, heartbreak and fear following the news that a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana had been charged with her murder and rape.

Cop at Cape Town mall stops two armed robbers in their tracks

2019-08-19 18:42

A Cape Town policeman who was visiting Blue Route Mall in Tokai arrested two members of an armed gang after they hit a jewellery store on Monday.

Cape Town pensioner arrested with 400 mandrax tablets

2019-08-08 18:15

A 66-year-old woman from Kuils River in Cape Town was arrested this week for possession of drugs.

Bonteheuwel baby rape investigation at a 'sensitive' stage, say cops

2019-08-05 16:15

The investigation into the rape of a baby in Bonteheuwel last months is at a "sensitive" stage after DNA samples were submitted, Western Cape police say.

Over 12 000 applicants vying for Cape Town Metro and Traffic police posts amid national jobs crunch

2019-07-31 18:29

Over 12 000 applicants for metro police posts in Cape Town are being put through their paces in fitness tests in the hopes of getting one of the coveted paid training positions available.

Al-Noor orphanage: Manager allegedly bragged to staff about getting 'anything you want in SA for a price'

2019-07-11 19:18

The manager of a Cape Town orphanage, who faces fraud and corruption allegations, allegedly boasted about buying her citizenship, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday.

Cape Town massacre: Philippi family describes grim discovery

2019-07-08 18:58

The Zwilibi family is seeking answers after three family members were gunned down on Saturday evening in what can only be described as a bloody weekend in Philippi East, Cape Town.

PICS: Firefighters save two-week-old baby - and then spoil her with clothes, gifts

2019-06-18 20:26

As if saving a two-week-old baby wasn't heroic enough, a group of firefighters in Belhar, Cape Town, followed up their life-saving act with a heart-warming act of kindness.

Warehouse of Cape Town clothing scheme that empowers moms burns down

2019-06-12 08:16

The Clothing Bank, which equips around 400 women in Cape Town with crucial business skills, recently had its warehouse with R15m in stock destroyed in a fire.


Transaction declined! Hawks pounce on two suspected bank card fraudesters

2019-09-08 10:49

The Hawks have nabbed two suspects, aged 26 and 29, for allegedly being in possession of cloned bank cards in Cape Town.

Cape Town road closed after apparent suicide at footbridge

2019-08-23 18:44

A major road into Cape Town CBD was closed in one direction on Friday evening after an apparent suicide, the City's traffic services said.

'It's disgusting' - co-accused of nurse who allegedly forced woman to eat faeces deny involvement

2019-08-14 16:29

Two women, who appeared in court with a Cape Town nurse for allegedly forcing a woman to eat dog faeces, have denied any involvement in the "disgusting" incident.

Armed robbers hit Spur at Cape Town mall

2019-08-05 17:27

The police are on the hunt for two armed robbers who targeted a Spur steakhouse at Vangate Mall in Cape Town.

Two dogs shot after biting cops who stormed Cape Town home

2019-08-01 08:31

A Cape Town family has questioned the force that police officers allegedly used when storming their home, which resulted in their two pitbulls being shot and injured.

Prelim tests show Cape Town's discoloured water poses no health risk, says City

2019-07-30 19:49

Preliminary tests done on the discoloured water in Cape Town's distribution system has found it does not pose a health risk, although locals are advised to continue boiling it before use.

Bheki Cele adamant cops are not losing the war on crime in the Western Cape

2019-07-08 21:03

Police Minister Bheki Cele is adamant the ministry is not losing the fight against crime as Philippi East residents in Cape Town try to make sense of a bloody weekend that saw 11 people being shot and killed in separate incidents.

Tuna Mina! Ramaphosa grabs fish and chips ahead of SONA

2019-06-18 21:24

President Cyril Ramaphosa surprised Capetonians when he ordered humble fish and slaptjips from a local fisheries.

Gugulethu fire station temporarily closed after attack on firefighters

2019-06-14 19:20

The Gugulethu fire station has been temporarily closed following an attack on firefighters, the City of Cape Town says.

'Hero' tackles robber on Cape Town train, marches him to cop shop

2019-06-12 06:49

When Lorenzo Anthony saw a commuter pinned against the train door by armed robbers, he felt he had to help him out of a difficult spot. The men managed to confiscate the gun from one robber and marched him to the police station.

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