Western Cape to establish 'parallel inter-ministerial collaboration' to deal with gangs

2019-07-12 17:29

"The aim of this inter-ministerial collaboration is to assist in the stabilisation of communities most affected by gangsterism and criminality."

Politicking and accusations of hypocrisy cloud police's budget debate

2019-07-11 23:04

While the residents of the Cape Flats continue to live in fear as gang violence rages on, the debate on the police's budget vote descended into politicking and accusations of hypocrisy.

Cop allegedly involved in Westbury gang murder granted R5 000 bail

2019-07-01 17:51

The warrant officer was allegedly the driver of a marked police vehicle used in a shooting outside Agatha flats in Newclare in 2016.

Cele: Gangsterism fighting unit spreads its wings across SA

2019-06-28 20:45

Police Minister Bheki Cele says the Western Cape's Anti-Gang Unit has been extended to a national level because "gangsterism is spreading across" the country.

Heavy police presence in Westbury after gangs' court clash

2019-06-05 20:32

The police say they will pull out all the stops to ensure the safety of residents in a tense Westbury, Johannesburg.

WATCH: Ramaphosa responds to the call for an intervention in Cape Flats gangsterism

The police's anti-gang unit received about 50 new high-performance vehicles during its launch in Hanover Park, Cape Town. Watch.

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Go in, arrest those gangsters: W Cape premier on military move

2019-07-11 23:15

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has welcomed Police Minister Bheki Cele's announcement that the military will be helping the police crack down on gang and crime hot spots in the province.

Ramaphosa gives green light for army to go into Cape's gang-infested areas

2019-07-11 20:17

The South African National Defence Force will join an operation to clamp down on Cape Town's gang infested areas on Friday, Police Minister Bheki Cele announced on Thursday evening.

Two killed, including 15-year-old, in suspected gang violence in Westbury

2019-06-29 18:45

Gang-related battles in Westbury has claimed another two lives in the volatile Johannesburg suburb this week alone.

Gangsterism in our schools: Should we not look beyond matric certificates?

2019-06-11 05:00

We need to stop the criminal wastage of the talent residing in our youthful population by taking steps to transform the socio-economic structures of our society that perpetuate the wounds of divisions, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

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.

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