CRIME

KZN church leaders speak out against xenophobia

MK vet leader says the organisation’s name has been dragged “to the ground” by attackers claiming to be veterans

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8 April 2021

Immigrant shop owners say they are victims of extortion

One Tsakane shop owner is trying to recoup losses of over R50k

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25 March 2021

A Mitchells Plain mother whose sons were murdered joins march against crime

“Our children’s blood is flooding the sea. It feels like there’s no way out for us.”

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15 March 2021

“It is a sin that South Africans can do this to their fellow Africans” says witness to Durban violence

But no evidence of the alleged killing of two immigrants in last week’s attack

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9 March 2021

Shacks flooded by vandalised pipe in drought-stricken Gqeberha

The theft of a valve has been blamed for the massive water spout

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26 February 2021

Two brothers, accused of stealing shack roofing, burnt to death

Mounting number of people murdered by vigilantes in Port Elizabeth informal settlement

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22 February 2021

Desperate job-seekers are falling victim to fake employment offers

Fraudsters demand money for fees and police clearance checks

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16 February 2021

Spaza owners protest after Port Elizabeth murders

“We cannot live like hunted animals”

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15 February 2021

Man burnt to death for stealing a cellphone

Second man in a month to be killed in mob justice in PE informal settlement

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3 February 2021

Philippi’s immigrant crime-buster

Alidi Hicuburundi runs soccer clubs, distributes food parcels and takes part in the community policing forum

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17 December 2020

Two police officers in court for shooting Hanover Park father

A community worker is worried that the shooting will cause violence in the community

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14 December 2020

Rape Crisis picket at Khayelitsha court

Protesters demand proper facilities for sexual offences court

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10 December 2020

“We will celebrate Christmas in sewage again”

Philippi families have been struggling with overflowing drains for a year

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4 December 2020

Activists call for emergency response to violence against women

Right2Know picket outside Parliament

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1 December 2020

Spar workers who set woman alight have been fired

But their victim is battling to recover from her burns

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1 December 2020

Tsakane tense after residents close down immigrant-owned shops

At least five new shops have been closed down

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30 November 2020