The City of Cape Town’s Gugulethu Clinic is temporarily closed after a fatal shooting. Law Enforcement officers and South African Police Service are on scene. Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services and Health, Zahid Badroodien, says the incident occurred during the attempted robbery of the company tarring the parking area[…]
By Tauhierah Salie The traumatic robbery of the Khayelitsha Art School and Rehabilitation Centre (KASI RC) in the Western Cape has seen the owners fleeing to safety in another province. Speaking to VOC’s Breakfast Beat on Monday, award-winning actor and company director Mandisi Sindo, explained that the disappointment of being[…]
Brazen robbers, in possession of cigarettes and cash worth tens of thousands, were arrested after a thwarted getaway in the Cape Town city centre on Thursday. According to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID), the robbers had held up a convenience store. “The robbery happened in broad daylight[…]
A 75-year-old man was killed during a robbery at his home in Kraaifontein, Cape Town, on Friday, Western Cape police said. Two unknown men gained access to his house in Conifer Street, Northpine, at around 04:20, said police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk. “The 75-year-old owner … was assaulted,” he[…]
An alleged armed robber has been shot dead and another wounded following an armed robbery at a shop in Strand Main Road in Strand, Cape Town, paramedics said on Sunday. ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene at 10am on Saturday morning to find the local authorities[…]
Following the death of Michele Pietersen, a former teacher in Paarl who was killed when a massive rock was thrown at her car and hit her in the early hours of November 28 on the N1, another report suggests the rock throwing attacks in this area are far from over.[…]
Some things could only ever happen in South Africa. A recent video showing a man being robbed while in the process of robbing a store has left many locals splitting at the sides with laughter. The incident took place at a Shoprite Usave supermarket in northern Gauteng and a camera[…]
A man suspected of robbing a home in Gansbaai, in the Western Cape, was attacked and bitten by two dogs on Monday. WATCH Police spokesperson Colonel André Traut told News24 via a statement that members of the neighbourhood watch had spotted the suspect carrying stolen goods out of a local[…]
As the summer is knocking on our door, locals and tourists alike are keen to get out and fill their weekends and evenings with all that Cape Town has to offer. There is never want for things to do. However, recent news headlines are bound to mute excitement in exchange[…]
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has confirmed that four of its students have been involved in an apparent robbery at Clifton Third Beach in Cape Town on Saturday in which one was stabbed to death and another was injured. Earlier on Sunday, News24 reported that police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut[…]
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