Western Cape police are investigating yet another gang-related murder in Mitchells Plain. Last month, residents urged authorities to tackle the ongoing gun violence in the area, where more than 15 people were injured and eight killed over a single weekend, including two teenagers. In the latest incident on Friday night,[…]
Police in Cape Town’s Mitchells Plain area are searching for three suspects who raped two women in separate incidents, a spokesman said. On June 6 around 10.30 pm, a woman on her way to her friend in Heinz Park was attacked by a man believed to be in his 20s,[…]
Amid ongoing grief around the COVID-19 pandemic and the negative impact it has had on the lives of South Africans, the most vulnerable Mitchells Plain residents had their hope in humanity restored, when the Bangladeshi Business Forum (BBF) gifted 2 100 food parcels to the most destitute communities in the[…]
Former South African T20 Cricket Captain, JP Duminy, joined the Share the Care campaign powered by Awqaf SA in partnership with Islamic Relief South Africa to distribute food hampers and face masks in Mitchell’s Plain, Khayelitsha and Century City. Many of the recipients are associated with the JP 21 Foundation,[…]
Western Cape police have reinforced deployments in several townships on the Cape Flats after several incidents of burglary, looting of grocery stores and public violence on Tuesday afternoon. According to police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa, a group of about 16 people stormed a supermarket in Gatesville at about 14:40 on[…]
Residents came out in their droves in the New Woodlands and Bonteheuwel areas at the weekend. The respective communities have joined hands in the fight against gang activities, drugs, crime and social ills. Last week Friday, the New Woodlands area in Mitchells Plain hosted an interfaith meeting. Chairperson of the[…]
By Aneeqa Du Plessis Appalled parents shut down Alpine Primary School in Mitchells Plain on Wednesday after 1300 children were expected to share two toilets. Alpine primary has been the target of continuous vandalism incidents. Several complaints were reported to the province’s Safe School Call Centre during the holidays. In[…]
This year, for the first time ever, the official Opening of the Western Cape Parliament, and this year’s State of the Province Address (SOPA), will take place at the Rocklands Civic Centre in Mitchells Plain. Premier Alan Winde welcomed the historical announcement by Speaker Masizole Mnqasela on Monday. The SOPA[…]
By Tauhierah Salie An elderly Mitchells Plain resident is seeking assistance after her house was the target of an arson attack at the weekend. Pensioner Gadija Cariem, her three sons and their children have been staying at the house in Alberton Road, Portlands, for at least 20 years. A petrol-bomb[…]
We had no idea that the child could not walk,” the owner of a Mitchells Plain superette who refused access to disabled Connor Haskin in April last year has told the Equality Court. Shop owner Salauddin Khan is accused of denying Connor and his mother Liezel access to his store. Connor has[…]
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