A 13-year-old boy believed to be from Hanover Park was shot in the back while at a farm in Phillipi yesterday. Western Cape SAPS Spokesperson, Captain FC Van Wyk says he was taken to a medical facility for treatment. Furthermore, police investigation continues surrounding the circumstances and motive for the[…]
Cape flats mothers stood united at the Philippi police station yesterday as they handed over a memorandum to the newly elected station commander calling for an end to violence that has been plaquing their communities in recent days. “Forward we shall march to a drug and gun free Hanover park,”[…]
Following, alleged false allegations made on radio by the Hanover Park ward councillor, Antonio Van Der Rheede, several community members took to the streets on Wednesday morning to voice their dissatisfaction. Residents have accused Van Der Rheede of ongoing favoritism and manipulation within the poverty stricken community. “He is using[…]
In the midst of all the chaos that the coronavirus pandemic has brought upon the globe, there are a group of capeless heroes that have taken it upon themselves to ensure the hungry stomachs that roam the streets of one of Cape Town’s biggest gang-infested communities, Hanover Park are fed.[…]
A 53-year-old woman has been arrested and drugs worth 60-thousand-rand confiscated in Hanover Park. Metro Police spokesperson, Ruth Solomons, says they executed a search warrant with police at a premises in Donigel Court. Solomons says the woman resisted arrest and also tried to disperse of a bag of heroin. ”[…]
The main suspect in the murder of Jesse Hess and her Grandfather, alleged to be a cousin, was found and apprehended in Struisbaai in the Overberg on Wednesday 13 November 2019, after raping a 16-year-old girl in Hanover Park just two days earlier. SAPS Captain FC Van Wyk said: “Kindly[…]
The Hanover Park community policing forum wants government to relook at its safety plan in gang-ridden areas. The call comes after a young man was shot and killed and another wounded in a drive-by shooting. The CPF’s Ebrahim Abrahams said the victims were not gangsters. Abrahams said despite the army’s[…]
UPDATED: Frustrated Hanover Park residents gathered as early as 6am at Freedom Square to shut down the area to demand an end to the constant bloodshed on the streets. Organiser Mansoer Arendse said the aim behind the shutdown is to force the government to intervene. “The aim of the shutdown[…]
By Anees Teladia A heart-warming and inspiring story of success and achievement is on the horizon and it all stems from the vision of the Fish Rite Hanover Park Cricket Club. The club from Hanover Park is soon to embark on a tour of England which will to the team’s[…]
A 26-year-old Hanover Park resident was arrested yesterday for being in possession of a firearm and more than a dozen rounds of ammunition. According to the City of Cape Town officers were on patrol in the area of Oribi court when they saw suspicious men walking- one of them carrying[…]
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