VIOLENCE

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This is what it’s like to go to school in Hanover Park

If they hear gunshots the “kids know if they outside they have to go to the nearest classroom and hit the floor”

By Tessa Knight - 12 August 2019

Shelters for abused women protest outside Parliament

More funds needed to implement the recommendations of the Commission for Gender Equality

By Candy Chan - 23 July 2019
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Health workers sit in at PE clinic following attack on nurse

Health department says it cannot deploy security guards into a room where confidential consultations take place

By Joseph Chirume - 13 June 2019
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Fire guts largest City of Cape Town clinic - arson suspected

City offers R50,000 reward

By Velani Ludidi - 1 June 2019
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Police shoot at Mfuleni protesters

Dispute over allocation of units in new housing development

By Velani Ludidi - 31 May 2019
Roads were blocked with burning tires and debris early in the morning inside Grabouw. Some residence who were watching were not sure why the the protest was happening or who the leaders were.

Grabouw community divided as protests continue

Tensions rise along racial lines

By Ashraf Hendricks - 14 May 2019
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Protesters burn Khayelitsha health facility

“The clinic helps us with tests for chronic diseases. Now we will have to travel long distances to other areas to get treatment”

By Vincent Lali - 26 April 2019
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A teenager was sexually violated at her school in October 2015. Her teachers, the principal, and the Gauteng education department all failed her

Family is suing for R1.5 million

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Sheena Swemmer - 27 February 2019
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Glebelands hostel murder case postponed

Police officer and his co-accused are alleged to have murdered nine men

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 January 2019
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“Mommy mommy, they just shot Dylan!”

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

By Ashraf Hendricks - 5 November 2018
Hundreds protest for better services including a police station and civic centre in Atlantis.

Mayhem in Atlantis over building of community hall

Rubber bullets fired and shop looted

Text by Kim Reynolds. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 18 October 2018
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Stutterheim protesters burn municipal offices and clinic over lack of jobs

“Unfortunately the clinic mistakenly burnt down but it was never the plan”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 October 2018
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Is Zimbabwe’s killings inquiry credible?

Critics fear Mnangagwa’s aim is to pin blame on opposition leaders

By Ray Mwareya - 9 October 2018
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Young women must come out and shame their abusers, say activists

March against violence in Duncan Village

By Chris Gilili - 12 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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“I called the police many times but they never came”

What victims and perpetrators of Soweto’s xenophobic violence say

By Mosa Damane - 10 September 2018