IPID is investigating after an officer, who was allegedly in cahoots with criminals, was shot and killed during a shootout with suspects attempting to steal bricks in Khayelitsha. According to reports, Harare officers on patrol spotted four men loading bricks onto a bakkie from a construction site just after midnight.[…]
Tear-jerking tributes have continued to flood in from all corners of the globe, following the demise of the esteemed Moulana Muhammad Taha Karaan. In the early hours of Friday morning, The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) announced that the 51-year-old, mufti of the council, had succumbed to Covid-19 at Gatesville Medical[…]
Western Cape, the third wave has arrived. The Western Cape has officially entered the third wave of COVID-19 infections. Premier Alan Winde said that there had been a more than 34% increase in COVID-19 cases weekly. The province has been in a resurgence and indicators are now pointing to a[…]
Capetonians opposed to Israel’s ethnic cleansing, took to the streets in their hundreds today as several protests merged into one demonstration outside of Parliament. Clad in the colours of the Palestinian flag, protestors fervently chanted slogans of condemnation against Zionist Israel and expressed support for the Palestinian cause. It follows[…]
The fate of a group of evicted backyard dwellers illegally occupying land in District Six is uncertain. It comes as the City of Cape Town was granted an interdict against the demonstrators, who are demanding housing. Several families from across Cape Town set up camp on the land earmarked for[…]
Western Cape police are investigating yet another gang-related murder in Mitchells Plain. Last month, residents urged authorities to tackle the ongoing gun violence in the area, where more than 15 people were injured and eight killed over a single weekend, including two teenagers. In the latest incident on Friday night,[…]
In the last 24-hour cycle, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is 1 562 931. The total number of deaths recourded in South Africa is 53 571. Subsequently, the total number of recoveries is 1 488 060. According to the national health ministry, vaccine registration for people over the[…]
The Crescent Observers Society of South Africa has requested the community not to attend the Ramadan moonsighting which takes place annually on the 29 Sha’ban. In light of Covid-19 restrictions and bearing in mind the large crowds the moonsighting of Ramadan usually attracts, officials say the public should rather tune[…]
As the world marks a year since the Covid-19 pandemic altering life as we know it, an institution, the masjid, vital to the Muslim community has also been affected by the challenges exacerbated by the pandemic. Many of the masajid have weathered the storms brought about by the pandemic but[…]
A 13-year-old boy believed to be from Hanover Park was shot in the back while at a farm in Phillipi yesterday. Western Cape SAPS Spokesperson, Captain FC Van Wyk says he was taken to a medical facility for treatment. Furthermore, police investigation continues surrounding the circumstances and motive for the[…]
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