ARTICLES RELATING TO GANGSTERISM

SEE: 'He is our brother' - Staggie brings Manenberg to a standstill one last time

2019-12-21 17:50

Rashied Staggie was laid to rest on Saturday after he was shot and killed outside his home last week.

'He died the way he lived' - Pagad says Staggie's murder 'should be celebrated'

2019-12-18 08:17

The death of former Cape Town gang boss Rashied Staggie should be celebrated because the "manner he died is the manner he lived", People Against Gangsterism and Drugs has said.

Alleged Cape Town gang leader shot dead, teen injured

2019-12-12 18:54

A man has been shot dead and a 16-year-old injured during a shooting in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape police have confirmed.

Emotions run high as new KZN police commissioner faces Wentworth mother

2019-11-27 18:49

Emotions ran high for a Wentworth, Durban, mother when she opened up to provincial commissioner Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula about how both her sons were killed in the area after receiving threats from a local drug lord.

Almost 500 unclaimed bodies at Western Cape pathology services - report

2019-11-02 20:33

Almost 500 bodies not identified in Western Cape mortuary pathology freezers: Report

Teen beaten, gang tattoos cut out after allegedly trying to rape his brother

2019-10-31 17:14

An alleged gangster - who allegedly tried to rape his younger brother in Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain - was severely beaten by members of his gang who also cut out his tattoos, the local community police forum says.

Will they stay or will they go? Army's time in Cape Town running out

2019-09-14 08:00

It was touted as a potential silver bullet - armed soldiers bringing gangsterism to its knees after months of bloodshed as gunmen ran amok on the Cape Flats. But with a few days left to go, how effective has the army's deployment been?

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.

Police task team launched in Free State to tackle gangsterism, illegal mining

2019-08-23 20:51

Police Minister Bheki Cele on Friday welcomed the introduction of a task team to tackle gangsterism and illegal mining in the Free State.

Gang Wars Part 6 | 'I was lucky. I could have died that day' - former 28s gang general who got out

2019-07-28 08:07

When 28s General Welcome Witbooi sat down for a "council meeting" in a cell in Pollsmoor Prison more than 10 years ago, he knew his request to leave the gang could cost him his life. But he didn't die that day – all because he had taught his "executioner" to read.

 

We want justice, not revenge - Staggie family's message at ex-gang boss's funeral

2019-12-21 11:30

Rashied Staggie was gunned down outside his home last week.

WATCH | Rashied Staggie murder: Former gang leader killed in same road where his brother died two decades ago

2019-12-13 15:32

Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie has been killed in a hail of bullets in the same road where his twin brother, Rashaad, died two decades ago.

Landisa: Living on the Cape Flats – hell is a place called home

2019-12-06 08:42

All she wants is a packet of chips today, a drink with her friends tomorrow, a heroin injection by the age of 15, writes Isaac Meyer.

Woman shot dead as gang violence flares up again in Hanover Park

2019-11-18 17:30

A recent flare-up in gang violence in Hanover Park has claimed the life of a woman who was caught in gang crossfire.

Alleged gunman behind Elsies River massacre claims he saw real shooters flee scene

2019-11-01 19:17

One of the two suspects arrested for a massacre, which saw three children and a teenager being shot to death in a shack in Cape Town last month, insists he had been home when the shots rang out, claiming he had seen the actual shooters fleeing the scene.

Army 'becoming tourists on the Cape Flats', say some CPFs as deployment is extended

2019-09-17 06:32

Community Policing Forums have suggested several ways in which the SANDF can best take advantage of their deployment to the Cape Flats, after their stay was extended for six more months.

'Ruthless gangster' gets 275 year sentence for murder, other crimes

2019-08-31 17:13

A Cape Town gangster has been handed a 275 year sentence for crimes committed in Gauteng, including five murders.

Mamphela Ramphele: Africa's opportunity to turn climate change crises into prosperity

2019-08-27 05:00

No job is too important to be created or sustained at the expense of the well being of our children and their future, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

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.

WATCH: Hanover Park and Manenberg residents welcome patrolling soldiers

2019-07-18 20:40

Hanover Park and Manenberg residents in Cape Town have welcomed the deployment of the South African National Defence Force.

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