Speculations is rife amongst the Delft community after several learners fainted at a local primary school on Thursday. At least 14 pupils at Masonwabe Primary school in Delft were rushed to nearby health facilities on Thursday after they fainted, with some displaying signs of seizures. Residents rushed to school to[…]
By Loushe Jordan-Gilbert This story is part of a series focusing on former gang members who changed their lives for the better Convicted for hijacking and after spending a decade in jail, former gang member Chad Kingsley* said he had to make a change to be a father to his[…]
Cape Town lobby groups are calling for an urgent public hearing to be held by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) following the City of Cape Town increasing electricity tariffs earlier this month despite the tariff not being approved by Nersa. STOP COCT founder Sandra Dickson said it[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) believes Police Minister Bheki Cele acted hastily upon his announcement that the SANDF would be deployed to the Western Cape. Cele announced on Thursday in his budget speech that President Cyril Ramaphosa had given the go-ahead for soldiers to[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert With the continued outcry over the bloodshed on the Cape Flats, the Mitchells Plain CPF cluster believes violent crimes on the Cape flats have reached crisis point. Members of various CPF’s gathered at Gardendale High School in Athlone on Saturday for a crime summit to formulate[…]
The Department of Social Development has confirmed that an eight-month-old baby has been removed from her Bonteheuwel home and placed into the care of social services. The infant was allegedly raped and sexually assaulted over the weekend in Bonteheuwel. Police spokesperson FC Van Wyk earlier said an investigation into the[…]
The Metropolitan Evangelistic Church in Lotus River was filled to capacity last night as frustrated residents engaged the Grassy Park Community Policing Forum (CPF) in a meeting to address the sporadic increase of crime. Grassy Park CPF spokesperson Phillip Bam said residents were left frustrated when the South African Police[…]
Following violent protest action in Philippi on Wednesday morning, three vehicles were torched. A Golden Arrow Bus, a City of Cape Town truck and a vehicle belonging to a private security company were set alight. According to Golden Arrow spokesperson Bronwen Dyke Beyer no injuries were reported. “This office[…]
A manhunt has been launched following a brazen attack on six Anti-Gang Unit members in Samora Machel in Nyanga on Wednesday morning. Police spokesperson Novela Potelwa says the officers were on a tracing operation in the Sweet Home Farm Informal Settlement. “They were patrolling the area and have already arrested[…]
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) plans to hold a national protected strike to highlight the continuous issues linked to ailing parastatal Prasa. This decision follows almost 10 months after the Public Protector announced that she would conduct an investigation to determine the causes behind the countless attacks on Metrorail[…]
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