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Gang violence spikes in Lavender Hill

By Abubaker Abrahams Gang violence has escalated in Lavender Hill again this week, with reports of 11 shootings in one week. Speaking to VOC on Friday, Lavender Hill Community Police Forum  (CPF) spokesperson Mark Rossouw said the situation remains tense at present. The latest gang violence has left the residents[…]

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Poor street lighting still plaguing Khayelitsha and Nyanga

The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) on Saturday presented its detailed report on the need for better lighting in Khayelitsha and Nyanga at the Isivivana community centre. According to GroundUp, the research report stated “there is no doubt that inadequate lighting is a security issue”. It follows findings and recommendations by[…]

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CPF engages police over search complaints

Members of the Elsies River Community Police Forum (CPF) had to quell tensions amongst residents in the area on Tuesday, amid accusations that police are not doing enough in the searching for Courtney Pieters. The three year old girl disappeared outside her home last Thursday while playing with friends. This[…]

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