Crime

Yeoville Market fire was a xenophobic attack, say activists and stall owners

Many immigrant entrepreneurs lost their livelihoods in the fire

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News | 24 June 2022

Taxi drivers refuse to go to dangerous Cape Town township

“Community members and safety forums in Philippi must stand up and demand more police visibility” says taxi association

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News | 24 June 2022

Officer accused of murdering a homeless man is still employed by City of Cape Town

Friends of Dumisani Joxo say there is still no justice six months after he was shot dead

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News | 17 June 2022

“Our children can’t play outside any more” say Hillview residents

DA ward councillor claims 176 people have been killed in the past three years in the area

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News | 17 June 2022

Taxi boss murdered at Dunoon taxi rank

Two dead, one seriously injured in broad daylight shooting

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Brief | 13 June 2022

Hankey residents force seasonal workers out of town in violent clashes

“How can we be called foreigners in our land?” asks migrant worker from Lusikisiki

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News | 6 June 2022

Rape survivor gives up hope of justice

After multiple postponements, 27-year-old Khayelitsha woman finally withdrew the case

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News | 2 June 2022

Immigrants’ shops looted in Musina

Many immigrant business owners have fled from townships

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Brief | 19 May 2022

Slain Durban activist knew she was in danger

Nokuthula Mabaso was killed in front of her children

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News | 9 May 2022

Immigrants fear kidnappers in the Eastern Cape

Hawks say they are investigating 14 cases

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News | 3 May 2022

“The bloodied hand cannot inherit”, court rules

While the criminal case goes on, a civil court has found that on a balance of probabilities Zurenah Smit was involved in her husband’s murder

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Law | 28 April 2022

Judge sets precedent, orders therapy for child rape victim

The ten-year-old victim will receive monthly therapy for two years

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Law | 28 April 2022

Terrified Zimbabweans are sending their possessions home

Cross-border bus companies say they are seeing fewer passengers but a huge increase in the amount of luggage

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News | 20 April 2022

Diepsloot business owners take on Gauteng Premier

New Act to invigorate the township economy won’t make a difference if basic services are not improved, business owners tell David Makhura

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News | 13 April 2022

Crowd outside court demand release of men following vigilante killing

Police were stoned on Thursday as they fled the crime scene with the victims

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Brief | 11 April 2022

Zimbabweans live in fear of vigilantes in Diepsloot

Meanwhile police conduct searches for undocumented immigrants

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News | 11 April 2022