Voice of the Cape


Mob killings plague Port Elizabeth

A series of horrific vigilante murders have rocked Port Elizabeth with 14 men having been killed in just over two months in Kwazakhela, Zwide and New Brighton. A breakdown of trust between residents and police is being blamed. A man, who doesn’t want to be identified, is furious after his[…]

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Crime Stats: 58 people killed a day in SA

JOHANNESBURG – More people are being killed in South Africa than ever before. An average of 58 people die every day, with weekends the most deadly. Police Minister Bheki Cele said the crime statistics don’t paint a rosy picture. But he still believes violent crime can be halved in less than[…]

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Case of Chloe Collins postponed

The first court appearance of a South African woman who has been detained in Oman since 9 May was postponed on Wednesday. While Collin’s family still has a limited understanding of what the charges are against her, the reason for postponement was to assist in ensuring that she gains access[…]

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GBV: Good men (and women) who do nothing are part of the problem

South Africans are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the government’s responses to gender-based violence in the country. Many regard the actions taken by the government thus far as being “all talk” with a clear lack of concrete action and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent statement surrounding the crisis of violence against women[…]

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