Bonteheuwel man launches athletics club for children on Cape Flats

2019-04-21 07:41

"I know there can be a Caster Semenya or Wayde van Niekerk here," says an enthusiastic Riyaad Avontuur, whose new club already has over 50 children from the gang-ravaged area on the Cape Flats.

Nightclub security boss Modack to be allowed back into Cape Town clubs, restaurants

2018-12-11 14:22

Cape Town nightclub security boss Nafiz Modack has succeeded in having his bail conditions amended to allow him to visit most restaurants and nightclubs in Cape Town.

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.

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.

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.

Charred assault rifle found after murder of another Serbian man in Joburg

2018-07-19 16:26

This is the second reported killing of a Serbian man in Johannesburg in less than three months.

Unexplained and lacking elements in State’s case - magistrate in Modack matter

2018-02-28 20:23

The magistrate in the extortion case of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack has found that the State failed to fully explain some elements of its case and in an instance, information which the investigating officer testified about was false.

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.

Modack extortion case initially concealed due to cop collusion, court hears

2018-01-23 14:59

The extortion case centering around suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack was initially registered in a more concealed manner because of police involvement in the alleged crimes, it has been claimed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

More underworld revelations expected at Modack bail hearing

2018-01-03 08:23

More details about underworld activities are expected to emerge in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court when controversial businessman Nafiz Modack and four others, charged with extortion, appear again.


Creativity could be the route to ending gangsterism, drug abuse in the Cape

2019-02-28 09:02

Problems of violence, drugs and gangsterism in places like Mitchell's Plain are symptoms of a deeper problem that could be addressed through creative processes, writes Max-Gordon Stoffberg.

Anti-gang unit makes 119 arrests, including 'high-flying gangsters' - Cele

2018-11-29 14:04

The Anti-Gang Unit is on a roll since its deployment in the Western Cape, Police Minister Bheki Cele has claimed.

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.

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.

Nafiz Modack, Colin Booysen on high alert after 'Donkie' Booysen shot, wounded

2018-08-02 13:51

Legal representatives for suspected underworld figures Nafiz Modack and Colin Booysen say they are concerned that their clients' safety is being put in jeopardy by police who leave them exposed.

Children of the Cape Flats are child soldiers - Ugandan academic

2018-05-15 06:20

A Ugandan academic has likened Cape Flats minor gang recruits to child soldiers of his home country who fought in the rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army.

Modack, co-accused granted bail in Cape Town extortion case

2018-02-28 12:27

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and his four co-accused have each been granted bail in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Anti-paedophile protest against Mark Lifman outside Cape Town court

2018-02-06 14:33

About 20 protesters have gathered outside the Cape Town Magistrate's Court to demand that a sexual assault case against controversial businessman Mark Lifman – involving young boys – be reopened.

Cops and corruption claims: Police 'tensions' emerge in Modack extortion case

2018-01-18 18:44

The names of several senior Western Cape police officers have cropped up during the bail application of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, further highlighting rifts within the police which were previously exposed.

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2017-12-31 20:15

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