By Loushe Jordaan-Gilbert The release of a 57-year-old man alleged to have raped a one-year-old child from Woodlands in Mitchells Plain last week has left residents in disbelief. Thomas Demas was arrested last Thursday on charges of rape after the mother of the little girl discovered blood on her nappy.[…]
Cape Town police are investigating complaints of attempted murder after live ammunition was fired at them by a “gang element” as they monitored a protest in Woodlands, Mitchells Plain, on Monday, spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk has said. “At this stage, the investigation is ongoing. A case of attempted murder[…]
Following weeks of sporadic protests, at least six businesses near Highlands Drive in Mitchells Plain, were severely affected by looting and vandalism on Monday night, as protests for housing and service delivery continued. Footage circulating on social media shows a Pick n Pay Express and an Auto Zone in Eisleben[…]
In a bid to keep the awareness on substance abuse and gang violence in communities, the People Against Gangterism and Drugs (Pagad) will be hosting a motorcade in Woodlands in Mitchells Plain on Wednesday evening. Pagad spokesperson Haroon Orrie said the main reason for the protest is to fight against[…]
Despite icy cold weather conditions, there was a warm atmosphere at Masjidul Irshaad in Woodlands on Sunday night where the second leg of the 15th annual Ahlan aa Sahlan outreach programme took place. VOC in partnership with Gift of the Givers (GOTG) shared iftar with approximately 800 needy people in[…]
Following a successful start to the 15th annual Ahlan Wa Sahlan programme, the VOC team will now be heading to Mitchell’s Plain for week two of the popular religious gathering, set to be held at Masjid ul-Irshaad in Woodlands on Sunday. The programme kicked off last week in Macassar, at[…]
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