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52-year-old man gunned in Phoenix, north of Durban

A 52-year-old man was shot dead in Phoenix north of Durban on Friday night. KZN VIP Protection Services say the man was in a car in the Sunford area when a vehicle allegedly pulled up next to him and people opened fire. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Nqobile Gwala says a murder[…]

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‘Ramaphosa to deliver viable policy addressing unemployment’

ANC NEC member Zuko Godlimpi says that party President Cyril Ramaphosa will in his election manifesto deliver a viable policy framework that will help solve the unemployment crisis. Earlier this week, Stats SA released the unemployment data which shows that the country’s unemployment rate has increased to 32.1% in the 4th[…]

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NGOs Salaam Foundation and Colours of Hope hosts a Gazan medical doctor for a tour in South Africa

By Kouthar Sambo The humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) Salaam Foundation and Colours of Hope are hosting the Gazan medical doctor for a tour in South Africa from 14 to 22 February (2024). Speaking across the VOC airwaves on Thursday, Palestinian doctor Basel Abuwarda expressed his gratitude to South Africa for[…]

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Dozens Palestine supporters convene at the British Consulate in CBD, claiming that it has been complicit in the Israeli aggression in Gaza

By Kouthar Sambo “Britain, Britain, you can’t hide, we charge you with genocide!” These words were among the resounding chants echoed throughout the City Bowl today at the British Consulate at 8 Riebeek Street, Cape Town. This comes as various Pro-Palestine activists and some organisations convened in the CBD to[…]

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Western Cape records 8.6 percent increase in murders

Capacitating the anti-gang unit with more members is among the plans of police in the Western Cape to address what it calls an unsettling crime picture in the province. Six police stations in the province, including Mfuleni, Gugulethu, Nyanga and Khayelitsha are among the top 10 for reported murders nationally.[…]

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The eviction at Bill Peters Tent City: “The City of Cape Town and law enforcement have an anti-poor and criminalising approach toward homelessness”

By Kouthar Sambo The eviction at Bill Peters Tent City commenced on Thursday, following an almost two-year legal process. “During this period, Law Enforcement displaced people unit and the City’s social development officials engaged the illegal occupants on multiple occasions to offer them alternative accommodation. These offers of alternative accommodation[…]

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