Western Cape gangsters linked to multiple murders appear in court

2018-11-15 05:26

Two Western Cape gangsters were nabbed after both were linked to various murders, including that of a one-year-old child.

MPs to discuss anti-gang strategy in wake of community protests

2018-10-10 13:03

The portfolio committee says it will also look at the state of community policing in high-crime areas affected by gun violence.

Drugs, money and gangsterism are not 'glamorous' – reformed gangsters

2018-10-07 07:13

The life of a gangster is a selfish one and not as glamorous as it seems and you constantly have to look over your shoulder, says a former gangster who has left his life of crime to give hope to youngsters.

Man who has alleged gang links arrested for Cape Town 'underworld' murder

2018-10-04 12:44

Three men, including one who has alleged links to major gangs in Cape Town, have been arrested in connection with a murder which unfolded in Cape Town.

Another man killed in possible underworld shooting in Cape Town

2018-09-28 17:00

A man has been killed in a shooting in the Cape Town suburb of Belhar - a stronghold of the Sexy Boys gang - in an incident which sources say is linked to suspected underworld happenings.

Stun grenades used to disperse Bonteheuwel residents protesting gang-violence

2018-08-29 09:22

Stun grenades have been used to disperse a group of protesting Bonteheuwel residents in Cape Town.

Battle for Cape Town drug turf: 9 killed in 3 weeks of 'urban terror'

2018-08-06 15:58

A fight between rival gangs over parks from where they want to control and sell drugs has resulted in nine murders in less than a month and 10 people being wounded in a Cape Town suburb at the heart of the intense gun battles.

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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'Mommy, mommy, they just shot Dylan!' – No arrests two years after teen killed in suspected gang-related shooting

2018-11-06 10:05

Dylan Pelton, a teenage victim of Bonteheuwel’s gang violence, would have turned 20 on November 5.

Cele to attend funeral for Gift of the Givers volunteer

2018-10-08 05:18

Police Minister Bheki Cele is expected to attend the funeral of the 17-year-old Gift of the Givers volunteer who was killed in gang crossfire in Hanover Park, Cape Town.

'If you send him to Pollsmoor, that will be a murder mission' - Booysen brother appears in court

2018-10-05 14:39

Colin Booysen, brother of alleged Sexy Boys gang leader Jerome "Donkie" Booysen, will become a target at Pollsmoor prison if he is sent there, the Bellville Magistrate's Court has heard.

New anti-gangsterism organisation marches to Parliament

2018-10-03 07:35

Cosatu says the Western Cape United Safety Front formation was formed based on the need to co-ordinate activities that would lead to the addressing of crime and gangsterism in communities.

15-year-old girl, others injured in apparent Bonteheuwel gang shooting

2018-09-23 15:40

An attempted murder investigation is underway following an apparent gang-related shooting in Bonteheuwel over the weekend, authorities have said.

'You look in your child's bed and you find empty bullets' - Cape Town residents block road in anti-gang protest

2018-08-24 12:21

Residents of the Cape Town suburbs of Kensington and Facreton have blocked a major arterial route during in a desperate attempt to get national government to pay attention to gang violence in the area.

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WATCH: Bloody scenes where Jerome 'Donkie' Booysen was shot

A video showing the bloody aftermath of the shooting during which the alleged leader of the Sexy Boys gang, Jerome 'Donkie' Booysen, was wounded has surfaced on social media. Watch.

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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.

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