Canal Walk

Brand new mosque opens its doors in Canal Walk

By Tasneem Adams An exquisite new masjid officially opened its doors for worshippers at Canal Walk during Jumuah on Friday. Muslim employees and patrons had for years made use of a small salah khana under the canal bridge, however, given the growing numbers of musallees, a plan was put in[…]

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Chaos as fight breaks out in mall

A fight broke out between a large crowd at popular shopping mall Canal Walk over the weekend, causing mass chaos. In the video, people can be seen throwing objects at each other on an escalator in the mall’s food court. A video recorded by a member of the crowd shows[…]

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Canal Walk credit controller faces 272 fraud charges

Former credit controller and gift-card assistant at the Canal Walk shopping mall in Cape Town, who allegedly devised a scheme to scam the mall out of more than R700 000 after her promotion from the post of information assistant, now faces multiple fraud charges. Megan Dominique Brandt, 27, of Bothasig[…]

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Armed gang hits Woolies in Canal Walk

An armed gang of four robbed the Woolworths store in Canal Walk shopping centre in Milnerton, Cape Town, on Monday morning and fled with an undisclosed amount of money, Western Cape police said. They were allegedly dressed up as contractors and overpowered security guards around 07:30, said police spokesperson Captain[…]

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Authorities conduct oversight visit of Canal Walk

Western Cape MEC for Community Safety Dan Plato on Tuesday visited Canal Walk shopping centre, one of the hardest hit in a recent spate of mall robberies plaguing the Western Cape and Gauteng. Plato and Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member JP Smith met with the centre’s management to discuss the[…]

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Man arrested for CTown mall robbery

A man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a robbery at the Canal Walk Mall in Cape Town, Western Cape police said. “The suspect was pointed out to the police by a member of the public today,” Colonel Tembinkosi Kinana said. Police were investigating whether he could be linked[…]

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Gun-owners threaten boycott of Canal Walk

Members of the Gun Owners of South Africa (GOSA) are outraged at Canal Walk’s security and safety policy of no firearms slamming it as a “security theatre”. The busy shopping centre has had to beef up security at its entry points and inside the mall, following a spate of robberies[…]

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Elderly woman robbed at salah khana

Police have appealed to shoppers to take caution when visiting any shopping mall amid a spate of brazen criminal attacks on stores and shoppers of late. On Monday, police nabbed a Manenberg woman, suspected of making purchases on a stolen credit card she had snatched from an elderly woman at[…]

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Canal Walk to beef up security

After another robbery at the mall on Saturday, Canal Walk’s management says it will put stringent security measures in place and have been engaging with security and police to beef up visibility. Harris Jewellers was a victim of aggravated robbery at 19:19pm on Saturday. With the I-store targeted on Wednesday,[…]

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Canal Walk slams CTimes article

The management of Canal Walk shopping centre has slated a Cape Times’ report on the robbery of a pregnant woman, saying the article was exaggerated. An employee at Bride and Co was attacked in the car park and pulled away by robbers in a getaway car on Tuesday. The woman[…]

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