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Cape Town police warn against stone-throwing criminals

Criminals have been targeting motorists along the freeways of Cape Town, hurling stones at cars travelling the busy highways at night, according to local law enforcement. In Simonsvlei, a woman driving her husband’s car was last week killed after someone threw a brick that hit the vehicle, triggering the fatal crash. READ: Four killed[…]

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N2 closed due to protest action in Cape Town

The N2 highway near the R102 in Macassar, Cape Town was closed on Monday morning due to protest action. Protesters barricaded the road with burning tyres, senior Cape Town traffic officer Richard Coleman said. Coleman said community members started protesting for service delivery since 05:30. He said all on-ramps up[…]

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2 die on WCape roads

A pedestrian has died after crossing the N2 near the Mew Way exit near Khayelitsha. City traffic spokesperson, Maxine Bezuidenhout, says the deceased is believed to be about 35 years old. The right hand lane of the N2 outbound was closed for some time to give officials an opportunity to[…]

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Irate residents threaten more protest action on N2

Irate Barcelona informal settlement residents have threatened to continue protest on the N2 until their “rightful” ANC councillor candidate is put on the registered list. Alleged ANC members belonging to ward 40 in Nyanga said they wanted their “rightfully nominated” councillor candidate Bongani Mbili to be put on the list[…]

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Crime down on N2: WC authorities

The number of violent and criminal incidents on the N2 has been dramatically reduced since the recent establishment of a priority committee. This was according to a statement issued by Community Safety MEC Dan Plato, Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith, Transport and Public Works[…]

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N2 near CT Airport reopened after protests

The N2 incoming near Cape Town International Airport is open to traffic after burning debris and rubble were cleared, Western Cape police confirmed on Friday afternoon. Earlier, traffic officials had diverted traffic because of the obstruction. Spokesperson Colonel Tembinkosi Kinana said the traffic was free flowing and officials on the[…]

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Would-be robbers nabbed in N2 sting operation

Two would-be robbers got more than they bargained for when they tried to rob an undercover metro police officer on the N2 near Cape Town on Thursday morning. The plain-clothed cop had been stationed at the roadside in a bait car in a planned operation on the so-called N2 “hell[…]

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