CRIME

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Township residents march on Parliament as crime statistics are released

“We sleep hearing gunshots and wake up hearing gunshots”

By Thembela Ntongana and Sophia Wilhelm - 11 September 2018
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“Mass shutdown” planned on the Cape Flats in October

Hundreds expected to march against crime and gang violence

By Barbara Maregele - 11 September 2018
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“Kensington police station is a museum”

Three avenues closed on Friday morning by residents fed up with gang violence

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 August 2018
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Authorities respond after residents shut down clinic

Port Elizabeth clinic is plagued by crime

By Joseph Chirume - 24 August 2018
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Our businesses are collapsing because of criminals, say traders

Informal traders march to Parow police station

By Vincent Lali - 24 August 2018
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Police claim successes for Operation Thunder

130 illegal guns confiscated in three months, senior police officers tell Western Cape legislature

By Thembela Ntongana - 22 August 2018
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Another rape reported at Fort Hare

University promises to “beef up” security and review policy on sexual harassment

By Chris Gilili - 21 August 2018
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Teachers demand safer schools in Khayelitsha

Protesters vowed to shut down schools if premier does not meet their demands

By Vincent Lali - 20 August 2018
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Shack dwellers too scared to shit

Access to safe toilets is a daily struggle for Island informal settlement residents

By Vincent Lali - 17 August 2018
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Paramedics seen as soft targets by criminals on the Cape Flats

City has 16 “red zones” where ambulances need police escorts

By Ashraf Hendricks - 15 August 2018
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Spate of vigilante killings in Dunoon

“We don’t support mob justice but people are sick and tired of crime”

By Peter Luhanga - 31 July 2018
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Guard murdered for protecting RDP houses from thieves

Tshutsha Daniso was shot dead trying to prevent buildings in Mfuleni from being stripped while they are being built

By Vincent Lali - 31 July 2018
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DA calls for army to be deployed

Mmusi Maimane leads march from Manenberg to Nyanga

By Chumani Mazwi - 19 July 2018
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Walmer residents want satellite police station reopened

Police say they have increased patrols in the area

By Joseph Chirume - 17 July 2018
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Children “too scared to play outside” in Ocean View

Residents demand increased police visibility, CCTV cameras, more stop and search operations

By Thembela Ntongana - 9 July 2018
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Policeman accused of beating women because they are lesbian

Officer due to appear in court on 17 July

By Kwanele Mketeni - 3 July 2018