Police minister declares anti gang unit a success in its first month

Community members of Cape Flats praise police but complain about a lack of cooperation


29 November 2018

“Mommy mommy, they just shot Dylan!”

Dylan Pelton, a teenage victim of Bonteheuwel’s gang violence, would have turned 20 on 5 November


5 November 2018

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”

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25 September 2018

“Mass shutdown” planned on the Cape Flats in October

Hundreds expected to march against crime and gang violence


11 September 2018

Hundreds of Bonteheuwel residents protest against gang violence

Roads closed off, police fire stun grenades


29 August 2018

“Kensington police station is a museum”

Three avenues closed on Friday morning by residents fed up with gang violence


24 August 2018

Soccer clubs fall victim to drought

No water to maintain Atlantis sports fields


1 March 2018

One-year-old, R12 million Atlantis park vandalised

Residents say the community has other priorities


28 February 2018

Readers step in to help boy who was shot by stray bullet

School fees raised for Manenberg teen


31 January 2018

A Manenberg mother’s desperate struggle to save her son

Shereen Adams fought for her son’s life when he was shot during gang violence. Now she’s fighting to keep him at school.


29 January 2018

“There will be less violence if our children have something to do after school”

Residents call for more resources to combat youth gangsterism


29 September 2017

All school excursions cancelled in Manenberg

Children exposed to gang violence


26 September 2017

John Fredericks: “I’ve been labelled a skollie all my life”

Author talks about how his acclaimed movie is helping to change lives on the Cape Flats


15 September 2017

Kensington community pickets for more police resources

Community Policing Forum says SAPS has committed to providing at least nine new officers


11 September 2017

Teens discuss effects of gun violence in their communities

New radio project will tackle gun violence


7 August 2017