Members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) have arrested at least 30 people on various charges in the Nyanga Cluster of Cape Town. Western Cape police spokesperson, Captain FC van Wyk said on Monday that the arrests came from crime prevention operations conducted in the cluster. He said various[…]
The findings contained in South Africa’s 2018/2019 crime statistics that were released yesterday come as no surprise to local crime and security analysts – and undoubtedly many ordinary South Africans. Six of the ten worst murder areas in the country have been found to be in the broader Cape Town[…]
Two teenagers were arrested after a car was hijacked in Nyanga, Cape Town, on Friday morning, Western Cape police said. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said they were nabbed 10 minutes after the silver Nissan Almera was hijacked at around 11:45. “The vicinity was patrolled, and the vehicle was[…]
A 24-year-old Eastern Cape man appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday after allegedly raping his mother in her Nyanga home. The man has denied the accusation and has counter claimed that his mother is falsely accusing him after he threatened to expose her drinking and “bad deeds.” State[…]
By Abubaker Abrahams Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz says his near death experience will push him to do more for impoverished and vulnerable youth in the province. Speaking to VOC Breakfast Beat on Monday, Fritz relayed his harrowing experience being caught in a gun battle in Nyanga on[…]
The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) on Saturday presented its detailed report on the need for better lighting in Khayelitsha and Nyanga at the Isivivana community centre. According to GroundUp, the research report stated “there is no doubt that inadequate lighting is a security issue”. It follows findings and recommendations by[…]
Residents of the Europe informal settlement in Nyanga are relieved following the removal of large mounds of rubbish which had piled up since December. The problem occurred when some residents refused to allow the City of Cape Town to use its expanded public works programme database to select community contract[…]
Residents of the Europe informal settlement in Nyanga are living with growing mounds of uncollected rubbish, due to a dispute between the City of Cape Town and residents over the employment of contract communal cleaners, GroundUp reported. “It is not just the stench which bothers us. Sometimes we find our[…]
Eight men accused of abducting and gang raping a 13-year-old girl in Nyanga are expected back in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. The case was previously postponed for the men to get legal representation and for the State to get information relating to bail. During their last appearance, Magistrate[…]
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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