Gatvol Capetonian and the Cape Coloured Congress leader Fadiel Adams has taken on an ambitious campaign to bring all rival gangs together in an effort to bring peace to the Cape Flats. Gang violence continues to cause devastation across various communities, with hundreds of people losing their lives daily. Ahead[…]
The City of Cape Town says it is determining the cost of damages to municipal property during the EFF protest in Brackenfell on Friday, with the intent of recovering costs through civil action. Initial reports indicate a fire engine was torched, roads and traffic lights were damaged, and a field[…]
A Cape Town-born woman has broken her silence on a harrowing experience of sexual violence, allegedly at the hands of her grandfather. The man, in his eighties, is a former teacher and well respected within the Muslim community. The young woman, based in the Middle East, released a video on[…]
Efforts to end violence against women and gender equality are expected to be the focus of this year’s women’s month. Under the theme: “Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights for an Equal Future”, the 2020 Women’s Month Programme, which takes place amid the COVID-19 global pandemic was launched in Pretoria on[…]
With tears and sad songs, Sudanese pro-democracy protesters who helped bring down former president Omar al-Bashir returned to the streets on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of a massacre in front of the army headquarters in Khartoum that left more than 100 protesters dead. At least 23 people also[…]
Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders. In a separate attack the same day, a suicide bomber struck the funeral of a police[…]
At least 25 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in violence across the Indian capital New Delhi that started on Sunday, according to hospital officials and local media outlets. Police and paramilitary forces patrolled the streets in far greater numbers on Wednesday, and swathes of the riot-hit areas were[…]
Police shot dead a man holding around 20 women and children hostage at his house in northern India after a 10-hour standoff, state officials said on Friday. The hostages who were held at gunpoint were safe, principal secretary home Awanish Kumar Awasthi said after the raid at the house in[…]
A new study that examines how former South African gang members understand and make sense of ceasing gang involvement, focusing on exiting gang life and maintaining a reformed lifestyle despite the possible challenges and temptations to relapse, has made a great contribution into the subject, which until now has been[…]
At least 3 patients were killed after scores of lawyers clad in business suits besieged a hospital in Pakistan, storming the building and attacking staff and patients alike. The crowd was eventually dispersed by police tear gas. The angry mob descended upon the Punjab Institute of Cardiology in Lahore on[…]
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