For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
Rashied Staggie was laid to rest on Saturday after he was shot and killed outside his home last week.
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.
A man has been shot dead and a 16-year-old injured during a shooting in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape police have confirmed.
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.
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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.
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?
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 Minister Bheki Cele on Friday welcomed the introduction of a task team to tackle gangsterism and illegal mining in the Free State.
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.
Rashied Staggie was gunned down outside his home last week.
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.
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.
A recent flare-up in gang violence in Hanover Park has claimed the life of a woman who was caught in gang crossfire.
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.
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.
A Cape Town gangster has been handed a 275 year sentence for crimes committed in Gauteng, including five murders.
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 people were arrested after they were shot when a fight broke out between alleged gangsters in Manenberg, Cape Town.
Hanover Park and Manenberg residents in Cape Town have welcomed the deployment of the South African National Defence Force.
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