ARTICLES RELATING TO GANG VIOLENCE

Pregnant woman shot and injured in ongoing Bonteheuwel gang war

2018-07-18 17:18

Gang gunfire in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, has resulted in a pregnant woman becoming another casualty, as a turf war continues to keep locals on edge.

Children 'too scared to play outside' in Ocean View

2018-07-10 10:18

Residents are demanding increased police visibility, CCTV cameras and more stop-and-search operations in the Cape Town suburb.

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#OurLostChildren: Remembering baby Zahnia - caught in gang crossfire

Cindy Woodward will never hear her firstborn call her mommy. At only six months, baby Zahnia was shot and killed after being caught in gang crossfire in Ocean View. Watch.

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Defence to analyse more than 2 000 dockets in guns-to-gangs case

2018-02-16 15:13

The legal representatives of two businessmen accused of playing a role in a massive case, in which firearms meant to be destroyed by police were allegedly smuggled to gangsters, face the mammoth task of having to scrutinise more than 2 000 dockets.

Readers step in to help boy who was shot by stray bullet

2018-01-31 14:02

The parents of the Manenberg teen who survived a gunshot to the head during gang violence five years ago say they have been overwhelmed by the number of 'generous strangers' offering them assistance.

Arrests expected for sensational 2016 murder of underworld hitmen boss

2018-01-25 09:19

Arrests are expected for one of the most sensational underworld murders to have been carried out in the Western Cape – that of the leader of a faction of the 28s gang in 2016.

Modack allegedly planned to kill businessman Mark Lifman, court hears

2018-01-03 11:01

Controversial businessman Nafiz Modack allegedly planned to have Mark Lifman and suspected gang boss Jerome "Donkie" Booysen murdered, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.

2017: News24's year in review

2017-12-31 17:09

As President Jacob Zuma described it on the last day of the year, 2017 has certainly has been "eventful" for South Africans. News24 takes stock of the year that was.

Suspected Camps Bay underworld shooter murdered in gang hotspot

2017-12-20 16:24

A suspect in a shooting at a Camps Bay café in April - an incident linked to underworld ructions, and in which two patrons were wounded - has been shot dead in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape police say.

Calls for army patrols as gangland violence spirals

2017-12-11 13:57

With rifles raised, police speed through the streets of Manenberg, responding to yet another call to quell violence in one of the country's most murderous ganglands.

 

Cape Town's children - a generation at gang gunpoint

2018-07-13 07:00

There is a serial killer called gangsterism in Cape Town and it is robbing society's most innocent – babies and children – of their right to safety, writes Caryn Dolley.

Cape Town toddler shot dead while playing on uncle's lap

2018-07-09 14:03

The first of a volley of bullets which rung out in Retreat over the weekend claimed the life of a 1-year-old boy, who was hit in the head while he was playing on his uncle's lap.

3 pupils stabbed at Cape Town school

2018-03-01 11:23

Three pupils at Atlantis Secondary School in Cape Town have been stabbed, allegedly by a matriculant, the Western Cape Education Department says.

We will burn this place down - How Modack allegedly tried to take over Gauteng clubs

2018-02-08 09:19

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack is set to be arrested yet again – this time for allegedly threatening club owners in Johannesburg.

A Manenberg mother's desperate struggle to save her son

2018-01-30 09:33

Nine years after being shot in the head outside his home in one of Cape Town's most notorious gang-ridden areas, Robin Adams and his family are still battling to deal with the devastating consequences.

Bail bids reveal underworld tentacles dig deep and stretch beyond SA border

2018-01-04 13:43

Several bail applications of figures linked to nightclub security, which have been playing out over the past few weeks, have shed light on just how murky and entrenched underworld activities are.

News24's Special Projects for 2017

2017-12-31 20:15

Throughout the year, News24 brought you the best in up-to-date breaking news, in-depth analysis and opinions – but for the bigger news stories of 2017, we went the extra mile and created dedicated sites and special projects.

Court orders no clubbing, dining out for two 'underworld' security providers

2017-12-27 16:23

A security company head, who was also the personal bodyguard of underworld figure Nafiz Modack, may not frequent clubs or go to restaurants in several areas, the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court has ruled.

Dogs shielding youth from township violence

2017-12-14 12:15

When Thobani Gasa took his puppy for obedience training a few years ago it was just for fun. But soon his own behaviour started to change thanks to his canine companion.

4 Junky Funky Kids gang members get life for murder of rival

2017-12-08 08:55

Four members of Cape Town's Junky Funky Kids gang have received life sentences for the murder of rival gang member Simon Johnson in Heideveld last year, in a decision handed down by the Western Cape High Court.

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