President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his embarrassment over the government’s failure to deliver on its promises to the family of Tazne Van Wyk. Tazne’s family were promised improved living conditions from Ramaphosa and his government, but seven months later has not come through on this promise. Tazne was raped and[…]
It’s been a just over a week since the body of little Tazne Van Wyk has finally been laid to rest. However, the bereaved family have taken up the position to sue the state of the murder of the 8 year-old-girl. The family firmly believe that her life could have[…]
Thousands of mourners gathered in Elsies River on Saturday for the funeral service of slain eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk. The Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa in Halt Road was filled to the rafters as family, friends, community members and her classmates, came to say their final goodbyes. Among the[…]
Government systems failed Tazne van Wyk who was kidnapped and murdered allegedly by a neighbour who was out on parole, according to Western Cape Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo, who attended van Wyk’s funeral service on Saturday. The little girl was last seen going to a tuckshop situated near her family home on[…]
The funeral of little Tazne van Wyk will be held in Cape Town this morning. Van Wyk (8) will be laid to rest at Modderdam Cemetry. Her funeral has been sponsored by Joe 4 funerals, Silverleaf Undertakers and the City of Cape Town – and donations from the public have also been[…]
By Tauhierah Salie The community of Ocean View is on tenterhooks following a night of violence in retaliation to the senseless murder of seven-year-old girl Emaan Solomans. Police and city law enforcement officers were patrolling the area Thursday after mayhem broke out the night before, when angry locals set alight[…]
Police officers were allegedly too scared to search a property pointed out as a potential hiding place of Moyhdian Pangarker when he was sought for the disappearance of Tazne van Wyk, her grieving mother told Police Minister Bheki Cele on Wednesday. Carmen van Wyk said that after eight-year-old Tazne disappeared[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will be engaging with police management about complaints that officers did not respond effectively in the 8-year-old Tazne Van Wyk murder case. Van Wyk’s body was found in a stormwater drain in Worcester last week. The President met with the family and parents of the[…]
by Tauhierah Salie “Nobody should bury their child.” This is something we’ve heard countless times. But, in Cape Town, the funerals of innocent children are a regular occurrence. And so is the trauma, devastation and heartbreak that goes along with it, which may never cease. The two most recent child[…]
Two people were arrested on Friday when police swooped on properties in Parow, Cape Town, after a mob took the law into their own hands in anger at the murder of Tazne van Wyk. The angry mob set alight three properties because they believed the occupants contributed to criminal activity[…]
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