CRIME

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“Criminals rule this village”

Flagstaff residents demand better policing and tougher action

By Sibahle Siqathule - 9 November 2018
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Immigrant shop owners terrorised in Newcastle

Two shopkeepers murdered in October

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 2 November 2018
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Police and MPs blame immigrants, unemployment, gangs, and each other for crime

Much grandstanding, little substance in Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Police hearing

By Saam Niami Jalinous and Kim Reynolds - 30 October 2018
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New Rail Enforcement Unit officers will be armed

All three levels of government co-operate in latest effort to protect Cape Town’s train commuters

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Phathiswa Shushwana - 29 October 2018
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Fear in Bloekombos after ward councillor slain

“I am now scared of being killed because I walk and drive around the township alone,” says Wallacedene councillor

By Vincent Lali - 23 October 2018
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Gang violence forces temporary shutdown of clinic in Port Elizabeth

Police secure the area

By Joseph Chirume - 18 October 2018
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Families who fled Blikkiesdorp ask City for help

A resident claims that crime, not race, is at the root of the conflict

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 16 October 2018
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Magistrate finds that murder of Noxolo Xakeka was not a hate crime

Bongile Joni pleads guilty, sentenced to an effective eight years in prison

By Kim Reynolds - 11 October 2018
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“They sit here in Parliament and they are the ones who get the money, and we get death”

Western Cape communities march to parliament and provincial government demanding police curb gang violence

By Kim Reynolds and Thembela Ntongana - 3 October 2018
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Deny bail to dangerous criminals, say Despatch protesters

Residents protest outside court after tavern killing

By Joseph Chirume - 27 September 2018
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Cape Flats communities shut down in protest over lack of policing

“When we call the police, they don’t come, but now they are standing around here just watching us”

By Ashraf Hendricks and Barbara Maregele - 25 September 2018
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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