By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert Out of desperation to end crime and bring an end to the sporadic incidents of shootings and murders in Hanover Park, religious leaders said they are forced to take action as the South African Police Service [SAPS] are failing them. The Imam of Masjidun Nur in[…]
By Daanyaal Matthews The Hanover Park community has still not recovered after the killings of Umar Majiet and Moegamat Tawfeeq Cummings. The pair were two local hufaath who were gunned down in the area last week. While the passing of these community members made headlines throughout the Mother City, it[…]
By Aneeqa du Plessis Killings have continued unabated in Hanover Park over the last three months. The shocking statistic comes after two elderly women were fatally wounded during a mass shooting in the area on Tuesday evening. According to Philippi police, five women aged between 32 and 75-years-old were sitting[…]
Israel’s military has apologised for its killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, after a year of denial of its responsibility for the shooting. Shireen Abu Akleh, the correspondent who covered the West Bank for Al Jazeera for two decades, was shot in the back of the head while[…]
By Aneeqa du Plessis A third-year university student was shot and killed during an attempted robbery in Belhar on Saturday evening. Kamva Dasi, 22, who was an accounting student at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), was attacked while walking to a nearby bank with a group of other[…]
Residents in Ocean View, Cape Peninsula in the Western Cape, are reeling in shock following the murder of six people. Police say a vehicle pulled up outside a house in Neptune Street and gunmen fired shots, killing five people on the scene, the sixth victim died after being taken to[…]
The well-known liquidator, Cloete Murray who was shot and wounded in Midrand, Johannesburg on Saturday, has died. His son Tom was also killed in the suspected hit which happened at the Newroad off-ramp on the N1 North. Murray was the BOSASA and Gupta company liquidator. Murray and his son were[…]
By: Aneeqa du Plessis A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in Manenberg last night. According to SAPS Spokesperson Sergeant Wesley Twigg, officials attended to the crime scene where they found the man with several gunshot wounds to his body. The victim was declared deceased on the scene by medical[…]
Police are investigating a triple murder after gunmen opened fire on a vehicle on Sunday evening in Gugulethu, Cape Town. Three occupants of the vehicle – men aged 28 to 30 – were killed. “Reports from the scene indicate the vehicle in which the deceased were travelling had just entered[…]
By: Aneeqa du Plessis Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting incident in Heideveld earlier today. According to the City, Metro police officials on patrol in the area heard gunshots and gave chase after two community members were wounded by the perpetrators. During the hot pursuit,[…]
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