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Seven arrested during shoot-out at Promenade Mall

Drama unfolded at Promenade Mall this morning as Mitchell’s Plain police accosted robbers in their tracks following a robbery at a cellphone store inside the centre.  Police officials were alerted to the incident and arrived at the store as the robbers were leaving. This led to a shootout with police[…]

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JEQ to celebrate 50 years with week long event

All roads lead to Jam ‘Eyyatul Qurra (JEQ) for their week of Qur’an celebrations from Saturday 30 November. The institution, founded in 1969, this year celebrates 50 years of Qur’anic Excellence and The New Dawn. JEQ Chairman, Mr Shreef Abass, addressed the media at the official event media launch on[…]

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Guy Fawkes Day: Assault is still a crime

The annual celebration of Guy Fawkes Day in South Africa is often marked by unruly, undignified, destructive and crude behaviour by all those participating in the so-called festivities. The 5 November celebration was characterised by violence and chaos on Tuesday in the Cape Flats, with both young and old engaging[…]

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Interesting history of Mowbray maqbara revealed

The  Observatory Civic Association plans to host a community-wide vigil to highlight the need for the protection of constitutional rights in South Africa. The Association has added its voice to the chorus of anger around the desecration of Mowbray maqbara, where 80 headstones were removed and placed in cult symbols[…]

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