Landmark partnership signed to manage CPF elections

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety, South African Police Service and the Independent Electoral Commission on Wednesday signed an agreement that will see the electoral body managing and overseeing the election processes of Community Policing Forum (CPF) bodies across the province. CPFs in many communities have become disorganized and[…]

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HPark launches crime campaign, after 13 killed

Hanover Park residents have lashed out at gangsters taking the community hostage, amid a surge in gang shootings over the past two weeks. At the launch of a new anti-crime campaign on Thursday at the Hanover Park Civic Center, residents vowed to reclaim their streets. Over the past two weeks,[…]

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Athlone under drug clampdown

Athlone, like most other areas on the Cape Flats has been plagued by an ever increasing use, abuse and peddling of drugs. It has been reported that over 200 houses in the area alone are being used as drug dens. Authorities will now embark on joint operations to evict tenants[…]

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MPlain cluster commander meets with Lentegeur residents

Petrol bomb attacks which left gangsters’ dens in ruins in Lentegeur Mitchell’s Plain this weekend could signal the end of gangsterism or could worsen ongoing gangster feuds. The devices were detonated in Magnolia Street and Linara Street in Lentegeur leaving the residences in ruins. The area is notoriously known for[…]

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Businesses soft targets

The business community in the broader Athlone, Lansdowne and Rondebosch areas fear they have become easy targets for criminals. This concern follows after three attacks on businesses and owners in the last week. On Saturday, the wife of the owner of Jimmy’s Service Station was shot and killed in an[…]

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