Nyanga residents attack suspected TV thief

Nyanga residents are looking for a 20 year old man accused of stealing a plasma TV from his neighbour and said to be a rapist and a gangster.

Apr 23, 2014
Pharie Sefali
Rowan du Preez, aka Siphiwo Mbevu, was murdered in October 2012.Peter trial: Defence questions how burnt witness could have fingered accused

The trial of Angy Peter and Isaac Mbadu continued last week after a two week recess. Peter and Mbadu are on trial, along with two others, Azola Dayimani and Christopher Dina, for the murder by ‘necklacing’ of Rowan du Preez in October 2012.

Apr 23, 2014
Simone Haysom
Ajax celebrate their victory and their R35,000 cheque. Photo by Siyabonga Kalipa.Ajax win U19 cup in Belhar

Ajax Cape Town are the 2014 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup champions. The young Urban Warriors defended the championship they won last year when they defeated Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0.

Apr 22, 2014
Siyabonga Kalipa
Pastor Xola Skosana of the Way of Life Church bearing a cross leads a march through Khayelitsha. Photo by Bulelani Ngovi.Pastor leads march through “hell”

Under a banner that read “Welcome to Hell - SA Townships” Pastor Xola Skosana of the Way of Life Church led a march through Khayelitsha on Easter weekend. For the fourth year, the pastor carried a wooden cross.

Apr 20, 2014
Bulelani Ngovi
Masidlale players dictating the midfield as Beacon Spurs's Khyle De Lange looks on. Photo by Siyabonga Kalipa.Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup kicks off

A sunny Wednesday afternoon at Erica stadium in Belhar saw the start to the long-awaited Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup. The tournament, also known as the Bayhill Cup after its founders Bayhill United, hosts up to 31 professional and amateur teams from across the country and internationally.

Apr 17, 2014
Siyabonga Kalipa
A march through Khayelitsha arranged by the SJC in support of the Khayelitsha Commission, 27 January. Photo by Dustin Kramer.SJC “delighted” at progress of Khayelitsha Commission

The Social Justice Coalition is “delighted” at the progress of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry into policing, said the coalition’s Joel Bregman.

Apr 16, 2014
Adam Armstrong
David Olyn. Photo by Kenith Abrahams.Murder in Ceres: gay people are not safe, says activist

Activist Kenith Abrahams, who was a friend of David Olyn, a gay man murdered in Ceres three weeks ago, says gay people in the community do not feel safe.

Apr 15, 2014
Pharie Sefali
Electron micrograph of Hepatitis C virus. Source Wikipedia.Deadly disease that’s curable if you’re rich

Around the world, 180 million people are infected with hepatitis C. But you would be forgiven if you asked, “What is hepatitis C?”.

Apr 15, 2014
Dr Mark Sonderup
The Western Cape has the highest access to flush toilets in the country.Transparency is what is needed SJC tells City

Deputy General Secretary of the Social Justice Coalition Dustin Kramer continues his exchange with the City’s Paul Boughey, Chief of Staff to the Executive Mayor of Cape Town.

Apr 14, 2014
Dustin Kramer
The road into Enkanini: a sandy track off Baden Powell Drive. Photo by Adam Armstrong.Enkanini’s “field of death”

Residents of Enkanini informal settlement in Khayelitsha say they have taken it upon themselves to deal with thugs that are terrorising the community.

Apr 14, 2014
Johnnie Isaac