CRIME

Duped and desperate loan seekers bring class action against online scammers

“Wily confidence tricksters” shut down in action led by Stellenbosch law clinic

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22 July 2021

When will the taxi violence end, asks Cape Town commuter desperate to get to work

The government must step in and stop the strike, otherwise we will lose our jobs, says store cashier

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21 July 2021

Cape Town commuters terrorised by taxi war

82 people murdered this year and buses shot at

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19 July 2021

Charges withdrawn against man accused of starting Cape Town fire

Representations by Frederick Mhangazo’s defence team convince State to drop case

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16 July 2021

Brakpan community members protect immigrant-owned spaza shops

What will our children eat if this looting does not stop? asks resident

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15 July 2021

Transport department to shut down “problematic” ranks and routes if taxi violence continues

More people killed and several others injured this week in ongoing feud over taxi routes

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15 July 2021

“It’s hunger, my sister,” says Brakpan looter

Most Tsakane shops have been gutted

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14 July 2021

Gauteng clinics looted and destroyed

“What was not taken, was broken,” says doctor

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13 July 2021

Eastern Cape taxi bosses vow to stop looters

Gqeberha residents mobilise to protect shopping mall

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13 July 2021

“I don’t know what I did to deserve this” says looted shop owner

Sporadic looting and protests continue in Alexandra, Johannesburg

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12 July 2021

Health services in KZN struggle to function amidst looting and violent unrest

Ambulances grounded, hospitals on skeleton staff, vaccination programme halted and clinics close in eThekwini

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12 July 2021

Dozens of Kariega spaza shops closed after incidents of deadly violence and looting

At least four people have been killed in separate incidents at different spaza shops in KwaNobuhle since Friday

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12 July 2021

Makhana municipality dodges responsibility for abandoned houses

Empty RDP houses attract crime, say residents

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6 July 2021

There is no right to carry a gun under our Constitution

Yet much debate on the Firearms Control Amendment Bill is based on the “right” to have a gun for self-defence

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6 July 2021

Man accused of stealing a cellphone and set alight recovers in hospital from severe burns

At least three people killed every day by vigilantes according to latest quarterly crime stats

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5 July 2021