Cape Flats

OPINION | Tazne van Wyk: Poverty of our political system is what killed her in the end

2020-02-24 10:44

The reality is the politicians are the biggest beneficiaries of this system of poverty. Poverty is what keeps politicians in power, writes Wesley Fester

Operation Lockdown leads to 125 arrests on Cape Flats

2019-09-22 19:26

Western Cape police have arrested 125 suspects for drug-related crimes on the Cape Flats.

Two injured, arrested after shooting in Manenberg

2019-08-19 21:30

Two people were arrested after they were shot when a fight broke out between alleged gangsters in Manenberg, Cape Town.

Do joint police-military crackdown operations actually reduce violent crime?

2019-07-23 11:46

Any crime reduction effects from the current crackdown operation in Cape Town are likely to be short-lived unless a holistic and realistic plan to reduce crime and violence is devised, writes Guy Lamb.

WATCH: 'Vang die varke' – SANDF receives hero's welcome in Manenberg

2019-07-18 20:37

Seven days after the announcement that the SA National Defence Force would be deployed to Cape Town's gang-ravaged areas, soldiers on Thursday received a hero's welcome when the army carriers slowly made its way through Manenberg and Hanover Park.

Cape Flats Gangland: Come with me down paradise road

2019-07-16 19:12

The national anti-gang strategy meant to address gangsterism at a street level and focused on "community development, conflict mediation and changing community norms in order to reduce violence and criminality" is not working – but they must keep on keeping on, writes Selene Brophy.


Landisa: The day I learnt a cat in Sea Point is worth more than a life in Hanover Park

2019-11-22 07:51

Suddenly I noticed a crowd of people at the day hospital opposite the taxi rank. They were huddled around something on the pavement. It was the body of a dead man, writes Moeshfieka Botha.

SANDF's Cape Flats deployment a 'success', but boots, barrels and bullets won't end gangsterism, says Defence Minister

2019-08-27 18:14

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has called the deployment of the South African National Defence Force into parts of the Cape Flats a ''success'', but cautioned that the ''temporary measure'' was a moot point if the underlying socioeconomic causes of gangsterism were not adequately addressed.

Children now the activists in Cape gang war, as mourning moms march for them

2019-08-01 18:42

The army has been deployed and efforts by the anti-gang unit to tackle crime have been ramped up but it is not enough, say moms who marched against "living in a war zone" across the Western Cape.

Gang Wars Part 4 | 'I don't want to die. I want to play soccer' - reality of life for a Hanover Park child

2019-07-20 08:00

"It's the guns. I don't like guns. They make me scared. When I see the gangsters run, holding it by their sides, I run the other way. I don't want to die. I want to play soccer, finish school and get a job."

SSA operatives fighting 'threat to the state' posed by gangsterism in W Cape

2019-07-18 16:50

The State Security Agency is involved in the current anti-gang operation in the Western Cape as part of an integrated approach to fighting the scourge, Deputy Minister Zizi Kodwa says.

Troops will be deployed 'in about two days' - Cele to Philippi East residents

2019-07-14 12:33

Minister of Police Bheki Cele conducted a walkabout through the streets of Philippi East in Cape Town where he engaged with residents, telling them that the army would be deployed in the next coming days after troops have completed orientation.

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