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Blaauwberg accident leaves five dead

Five people have died in a collision between a construction vehicle and a car near Blaauwberg in Cape Town on Saturday morning. According to Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa the deceased was burnt beyond recognition. “Earlier this morning five people were burnt  beyond recognition in Otto Du Plessis during[…]

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Samekom rejects deployment of army in Manenberg

Despite widespread calls for the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to be deployed into gang-infested areas, it seems the official arrival of the army has been met with mixed reaction. After a week of uncertainty as to when the army would be sent to the Cape Flats, there was[…]

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ANC not impressed with State of the Province Address

ANC shadow Community Safety MEC in the Western Cape, Mesuli Kama is not impressed with the State of the Province Address delivered by Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde yesterday. Kama has stated that Winde “is not serious about crime,” has “betrayed the people” and that the DA is continuing to[…]

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School vandalism and burglary draining WCED budget

With the evergrowing crime rate in the Western Cape not even schools are safe from vandalism and burglary. Shocking figures reflect that there has been a drastic increase in the amount of school burglary and vandalism cases from January to June last year in comparison to this year. Minister of[…]

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Interim relief announced for Muslim women in SANDF

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has announced that there will be interim relief for Muslim women to wear the headscarf while serving in the military. This follows a marathon discussion between the two parties on Tuesday, to resolve the fracas around Cape[…]

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