Five trucks torched in Gqeberha protests over the past month

Protesters demanding electricity and water stone and burn trucks, but municipality say the torchings are purely criminal


News | 21 July 2023

An officer shot a homeless man. Two very different versions of what happened are being argued in court

Dumisani Joxo was shot “without warning”, witness tells the court


News | 28 June 2023

How bad is South Africa’s murder rate?

And has the Western Cape turned the corner?

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News | 2 June 2023

Babita Deokaran’s family demands justice for slain public servant

Memorial service held for whistleblower, murdered for exposing corruption in the health system


News | 24 August 2022

Cato Manor leader gunned down

Member of housing movement Abahlali believe Lindokuhle Mnguni was murdered because of his political activism


Brief | 21 August 2022

Child abuse: has the early warning system broken down?

Children are dying because of failure to identify abuse, overworked social workers and too much red tape


Feature | 2 June 2022

Woman can name her alleged rapist, court rules

June Dolley-Major said on Facebook that Melvin Booysen raped her


Law | 3 September 2021

Dozens picket outside Parliament against gender-based violence

Concern over loss of momentum since massive protests following Uyinene Mrwetyana’s murder


Video | 25 April 2021

Call for sex offender list to be made public

Protest against gender-based violence in Cape Town


News | 28 November 2020

Hundreds protest against farm murders

Call for state to assist with security


Brief | 18 July 2020

No justice for Khayelitsha woman, raped while taking a nap

Activists say they were horrified to see accused walking around the court’s waiting area


News | 9 December 2019

Train station burnt and railway lines sabotaged

Attack on Metrorail infrastructure coincides with termination of security contracts


Brief | 19 November 2019

Learners march through Cape Town, demanding safer schools

Call for Western Cape Education Department to create safety committees

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News | 26 October 2019

Good and bad ideas for reducing violence in South Africa

We were making progress until 2011. So what happened?


GroundView | 26 September 2019

Elsies River residents march against violence after spike in murders

“We’ve had enough killing, we’ve had enough violence, we’ve had enough murders”


Brief | 25 September 2019