Philippi’s immigrant crime-buster

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


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


10 December 2020

“We will celebrate Christmas in sewage again”

Philippi families have been struggling with overflowing drains for a year


4 December 2020

Activists call for emergency response to violence against women

Right2Know picket outside Parliament


1 December 2020

Spar workers who set woman alight have been fired

But their victim is battling to recover from her burns


1 December 2020

Tsakane tense after residents close down immigrant-owned shops

At least five new shops have been closed down


30 November 2020

Kirkwood erupts over vigilante violence

Youths accused of being gangsters take revenge on anti-crime forum members


27 November 2020

Bolt drivers being harassed and intimidated by meter taxis

The company has partnered with private security to ensure the safety of drivers


26 November 2020

Cape Flats women activists celebrated

Twenty women from communities across the city have been nominated for awards


25 November 2020

If poverty and Covid-19 don’t kill you a gunshot will, says PE protester

Residents are demanding better policing amid crime spike


23 November 2020

IPID investigating after police accused of assaulting woman

The woman says that officers in Philippi threatened to kill her and her family if they spoke out about the incident


20 November 2020

Woman doused with spirits and set alight after stealing food worth R25

Shop apologises and suspends two employees implicated in the incident


18 November 2020

Informal traders say the City neglects the town centre in Mitchells Plain

The group says the area “reeks of defecation and urine”


17 November 2020

West Coast mining magnate fails to keep criminal trial secret

Australian court has lifted an interim order barring publication of details of trial of Tormin mines’ Mark Caruso


16 November 2020

Motorcade through Cape Town to highlight gender-based violence

Police accompany Ilitha Labantu campaign


13 November 2020