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News 24 South Africa
Mystery surrounds attack on cop in KhayelitshaJenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – No one has yet been arrested for shooting
Mystery surrounds attack on cop in Khayelitsha
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – No one has yet been arrested for shooting an off-duty constable in Khayelitsha, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The police officer, 30, was attacked while sitting in his car in front of his Ikwezi Park... Read more
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iol.co.za
Robbery suspect falls out of getaway carCape hospital after he fell out of his getaway car and was shot in the arm by a
Robbery suspect falls out of getaway car
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
Cape hospital after he fell out of his getaway car and was shot in the arm by a security guard, police said on Wednesday. Western Cape police spokesperson FC Van Wyk detailed the incident which happened on Wednesday morning at a local store in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2 arrested for fatal shooting of 6 year old Cape Town girlshould get experienced police officers and the necessary resources to give resi
2 arrested for fatal shooting of 6 year old Cape Town girl
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
should get experienced police officers and the necessary resources to give residents a sense of safety, Kannemeyer said. Western Cape police said it was a "senseless killing". The accused, aged 22 and 26, were expected to appear in Athlone... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man thrown from train by robbers for defending pregnant womanlater, and transported to Tygerberg Hospital where he is being treated for a fr
Man thrown from train by robbers for defending pregnant woman
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
later, and transported to Tygerberg Hospital where he is being treated for a fractured spinal cord and punctured lung. Western Cape police confirmed the incident to News24, and said a robbery is under investigation. "The case docket was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sanco slams Western Cape cop ‘smear campaign'News24 Correspondent Jeremy Vearey (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town - Crim
Sanco slams Western Cape cop ‘smear campaign'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
News24 Correspondent Jeremy Vearey (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town - Criminal allegations against top Western Cape police official Jeremy Vearey are a "smear campaign", the SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) claimed on Monday. "The heated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Here's 10+ Things the DA Should Apologise forover an affair with party provincial spokesperson Terry Kass-Beaumont. There w
Here's 10+ Things the DA Should Apologise for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
over an affair with party provincial spokesperson Terry Kass-Beaumont. There was also this bizarre story, where a former Western Cape police MEC went to court to disprove a story of an extramarital affair, by having his penis size... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man arrested for abalone worth R2mTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A man was arrested for alleged possession o
Man arrested for abalone worth R2m
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A man was arrested for alleged possession of abalone worth about R2m, Western Cape police said on Friday. Officers on their way to attend to a complaint spotted a "suspicious looking" Nissan Navara driving in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Statement By Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieutenant Gen Khomotso Phahlane On National Issuesproceed smoothly and that all people be protected. But we would like to warn th
Joint Statement By Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieutenant Gen Khomotso Phahlane On National Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
proceed smoothly and that all people be protected. But we would like to warn those that are out to cause chaos that police will not standby and allow them to tarnish such an important day. We have already successfully policed the manifestos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister of Police and Acting National Commissioner of Police On Issues of National ImportanceMinister of Police Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieute
Minister of Police and Acting National Commissioner of Police On Issues of National Importance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Minister of Police Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieutenant Gen Khomotso Phahlane We have called this conference to deal with a number of issues that are bubbling in the public space. It is our view that some of these issues... Read more
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iafrica.com
Nhleko urges community to expose cop killersThe SAPS remember fallen colleagues. Credit: EWN Police Minister Nkosinathi Nh
Nhleko urges community to expose cop killers
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The SAPS remember fallen colleagues. Credit: EWN Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has called on members of the community to come forward with information that may lead to the prosecution of those that kill men and women in blue. The Minister said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Calls for Community to Expose Police KillersCape Town — Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has called on members of the comm
Calls for Community to Expose Police Killers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Cape Town — Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has called on members of the community to come forward with information that may lead to the prosecution of those that kill men and women in blue. The Minister said this when he, along with Acting... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Wannabe cops' arrested in hijacked car in Nyanga– Police uniforms, bulletproof vests, and unlicensed pistols were found when of
'Wannabe cops' arrested in hijacked car in Nyanga
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
– Police uniforms, bulletproof vests, and unlicensed pistols were found when officers pulled over a hijacked car in Nyanga, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. The white Toyota Fortuner was pulled over on Govan Mbeki Road for inspection on Monday... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Health-E: World endorses more ‘war on drugs’house to house raids in the gang ridden area of Manenberg, on the Cape Flats of
Health-E: World endorses more ‘war on drugs’
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
house to house raids in the gang ridden area of Manenberg, on the Cape Flats of Cape Town, South Africa 21 May 2015. Western Cape police said the operation was part of a wider scheme to clamp down on criminal and gang violence in the area.... Read more
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Daily Star
Yorkshire Ripper could face trial AGAIN as police suspect he attacked 13 more women- The innocent serial killer Suspected serial killer arrested in Western Cape
Yorkshire Ripper could face trial AGAIN as police suspect he attacked 13 more women
Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
- The innocent serial killer Suspected serial killer arrested in Western Cape Western Cape, 12 January 2015 - Western Cape police are hoping they ve managed to track down a suspected serial killer. Last week they arrested a Gugulethu... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cop shot during attempted robberyat about 3.10am on Sunday morning while attending to a business robbery in prog
Cop shot during attempted robbery
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
at about 3.10am on Sunday morning while attending to a business robbery in progress in Joe Slovo, Milnerton, Cape Town, Western Cape police said. “He was shot in the neck; [the] member is in a stable condition in hospital,” Constable Noloyiso... Read more
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Eye Witness News
17 killed in Manenberg gang violence since 1 Aprilarrest a man caught with drugs in Manenberg. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN Cape g
17 killed in Manenberg gang violence since 1 April
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
arrest a man caught with drugs in Manenberg. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN Cape gang violence,Manenberg gang violence,Western Cape police CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police say 17 people have been killed in gang violence in Manenberg since 1... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town cop nabbed after alleged dealer's docket disappearspolice station detective was arrested on Friday morning for alleged corruption
Cape Town cop nabbed after alleged dealer's docket disappears
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
police station detective was arrested on Friday morning for alleged corruption after a drug dealer’s docket disappeared, Western Cape police said. The provincial organised crime unit arrested the 34-year-old officer when he arrived at work,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Acting commissioner dismisses claims against WC policeblitz at the Cape Town station deck in the city centre on 21 April 2016. Pictur
Acting commissioner dismisses claims against WC police
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
blitz at the Cape Town station deck in the city centre on 21 April 2016. Picture: Xolani Koyana/EWN Western Cape gangs,Western Cape police,Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane Phahlane addressed officers ahead of an anti-crime... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town cop seriously injured after being shot, robbed of cellphoneA policeman was shot and wounded in Gugulethu while sitting in his official veh
Cape Town cop seriously injured after being shot, robbed of cellphone
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
A policeman was shot and wounded in Gugulethu while sitting in his official vehicle in the early hours of Thursday morning, Western Cape police said. Shots were fired at the 32-year-old constable, who is based at the Mitchells Plain police station,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Karoo search unearths drugs worth R2.6mof the vehicle in compartments under the canopy. The total street value of the
Karoo search unearths drugs worth R2.6m
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
of the vehicle in compartments under the canopy. The total street value of the drugs is estimated at R2.6-million‚" said Western Cape police spokesman Andre Traut. A 39-year-old Nigerian from Dunoon‚ near Milnerton in Cape Town‚ was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Granny, kids killed in 'gang retaliation' shootings in NyangaCape Town on Tuesday. A man died in hospital later that night after he was sho
Granny, kids killed in 'gang retaliation' shootings in Nyanga
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Cape Town on Tuesday. A man died in hospital later that night after he was shot on the same street where the granny lived, Western Cape police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said on Wednesday. The killings started when a 43-year-old man... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Boy, 5, goes missing from Cape Town homeTown - A 5-year-old boy who went missing from his Kalkfontein home in Cape Town
Boy, 5, goes missing from Cape Town home
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Town - A 5-year-old boy who went missing from his Kalkfontein home in Cape Town two days ago has yet to be found, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut confirmed Okuhle Linganiso had disappeared... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
R9m abalone bust made near LangebaanTown - Two Chinese nationals were arrested on a smallholding near Langebaan on
R9m abalone bust made near Langebaan
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Town - Two Chinese nationals were arrested on a smallholding near Langebaan on Monday morning in a R9m abalone bust, Western Cape police said. Spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said in a statement that members of the organised crime... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Police investigate 2 murders in Manenbergin the space of an hour. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN Manenberg,Manenberg gang v
Police investigate 2 murders in Manenberg
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
in the space of an hour. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN Manenberg,Manenberg gang violence,Manenberg shooting CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police are investigating two cases of murder following shootings in Manenberg at the weekend. The area has seen... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town cop killed, robbed of firearmTown - A policeman was shot dead and robbed of his service pistol outside his h
Cape Town cop killed, robbed of firearm
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Town - A policeman was shot dead and robbed of his service pistol outside his home in Philippi East on Monday morning, Western Cape police said. The 39-year-old constable, stationed at the Grassy Park detective branch, was shot in front of his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape Town cop gunned down outside his homethe resources at our disposal”. Jula said: “An attack on any member of SAPS is
Cape Town cop gunned down outside his home
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
the resources at our disposal”. Jula said: “An attack on any member of SAPS is an attack on the entire police service.” Western Cape police asked for any person who could shed light on the circumstances surrounding the incident, or who was able... Read more
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iol.co.za
UWC graduates defeat all oddsReports of similar incidents in disadvantaged communities on the Cape Flats hav
UWC graduates defeat all odds
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Reports of similar incidents in disadvantaged communities on the Cape Flats have also made headlines. It has prompted Western Cape police commissioner Major-General Khombinkosi Jula to rethink police strategies in tackling gang violence and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mobile Police Station Is a 'Sleep Van'Vusi Pikoli hears Masiphumelele residents' complaints about cops Advocate Vusi
Mobile Police Station Is a 'Sleep Van'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Vusi Pikoli hears Masiphumelele residents' complaints about cops Advocate Vusi Pikoli, Western Cape Police Ombudsman, addresses the Masiphumelele community yesterday. Catching a snooze behind him is community leader Haward Mbana. Photo: Thembela... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Union slams Saps quota systemsays the system, which increased black appointments at a senior level, is uncon
Union slams Saps quota system
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
says the system, which increased black appointments at a senior level, is unconstitutional. FILE. A file image of Western Cape police monitoring the scene following a protest in Du Noon on Friday 8 April 2016. Picture: Monique... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Western Cape ANC condemns attack on councillor's officethe city of neglecting people in these areas and then sitting back to take poli
Western Cape ANC condemns attack on councillor's office
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
the city of neglecting people in these areas and then sitting back to take political advantage out of the situation. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut confirmed that they were investigating a case of arson after... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Medics in gang crossfireprotect demoralised staff, including installing bulletproof windows. A spike i
Medics in gang crossfire
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
protect demoralised staff, including installing bulletproof windows. A spike in violence prompted urgent intervention by Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula this week. After a paramedic was stabbed last year when... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town teacher stabbed, robbed in classroomwill arrange counselling, as required," Shelver said. The department's distric
Cape Town teacher stabbed, robbed in classroom
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
will arrange counselling, as required," Shelver said. The department's district office was working with the school to investigate the incident. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk confirmed the incident was being inv... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Watchdogs Are 'Outright Liars'a complaint that Woodstock police officers carried out two assaults. Eduard Gr
Police Watchdogs Are 'Outright Liars'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
a complaint that Woodstock police officers carried out two assaults. Eduard Grebe has asked Advocate Vusi Pikoli, the Western Cape Police Ombudsman, to investigate the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) for failing to properly... Read more
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iol.co.za
More woes for Intercapethe Daily News’ sister paper, the Daily Voice, reported that the long-distance
More woes for Intercape
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
the Daily News’ sister paper, the Daily Voice, reported that the long-distance bus company could lose its licence after Western Cape police found R5 million worth of illegal abalone hidden on an Intercape bus at the Cape Town bus... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Debbie Schafer On Gang Violence Around Western Cape SchoolsTown Metro Police and Law Enforcement. I was so angered by the events of Frida
MEC Debbie Schafer On Gang Violence Around Western Cape Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Town Metro Police and Law Enforcement. I was so angered by the events of Friday that I requested an urgent meeting with Western Cape Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Jula, to discuss how they plan to comply with their constitutional duty... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town cops hunt for man who allegedly kidnapped, beat exinto the boot of his car, beaten, choked and had her own underwear stuffed into
Cape Town cops hunt for man who allegedly kidnapped, beat ex
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
into the boot of his car, beaten, choked and had her own underwear stuffed into her mouth, the Daily Voice reported. Western Cape police told the newspaper they believe the suspect is hiding in the vicinity of Goodwood, Parow, Bellville or... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gangsters giving orders from prison via Facebook, WhatsApp policeprovincial commissioner for detection services, Major General Jeremy Vearey, mo
Gangsters giving orders from prison via Facebook, WhatsApp police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
provincial commissioner for detection services, Major General Jeremy Vearey, monitoring social media sites successfully led Western Cape police to gang activities. “Yes, we have picked up and had successes in the use of Facebook, Whatsapp and those... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Authorities move to crackdown on gang activity in CTBonteheuwel, police arrested a man who was found with an R5 rifle, 31 rounds of
Authorities move to crackdown on gang activity in CT
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
Bonteheuwel, police arrested a man who was found with an R5 rifle, 31 rounds of ammunition and two bullet proof vests. Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula says, “We have looked at a capacity that we had before, which was attached... Read more
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iafrica.com
De Lille concerned over gang violenceinnocent lives are being lost in the crossfire," De Lille said. The mayor also
De Lille concerned over gang violence
iafrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
innocent lives are being lost in the crossfire," De Lille said. The mayor also said that she had called a meeting with the Western Cape Police Commissioner Major General Jula to discuss the gang violence. De Lille added that while the city could... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gran’s terrifying life in Manenberg ‘war zone’in the left arm and managed to identify his attacker. “Since then, a gang figh
Gran’s terrifying life in Manenberg ‘war zone’
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
in the left arm and managed to identify his attacker. “Since then, a gang fight or gang war has been raging in Manenberg,” Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula said. The “raging war” was not confined to Manenberg,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cops arrest 33, struggle to combat gang violence in CTmore than R19,000 at the home of an alleged gang boss. From Monday, more offic
Cops arrest 33, struggle to combat gang violence in CT
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
more than R19,000 at the home of an alleged gang boss. From Monday, more officers will be deployed to gang-plagued areas. Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula says, “We have looked at a capacity that we had before, which was attached... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops use Twitter, Outoilet to monitor gangsCape Town – Western Cape police on Tuesday said they were watching social media
Cops use Twitter, Outoilet to monitor gangs
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
Cape Town – Western Cape police on Tuesday said they were watching social media platforms to monitor the activities of gang members. During a briefing by the province’s police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula on a flare up in gang violence on the Cape... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Gang war an act of terror’launched in Manenberg last year to fight crime in the area. She said her conce
‘Gang war an act of terror’
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
launched in Manenberg last year to fight crime in the area. She said her concern was such that she called a meeting with Western Cape Police Commissioner Major General Jula to discuss the ongoing gang violence. “We are very concerned about the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Manenberg gang violence an act of terror De Lillehad yet been caught in gang gunfire, an officer confirmed. Mayor Patricia de L
Manenberg gang violence an act of terror De Lille
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
had yet been caught in gang gunfire, an officer confirmed. Mayor Patricia de Lille in a statement said she had called on Western Cape police commissioner Major General Khombinkosi Jula to discuss the gang violence, which she condemned as an act... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Highly skilled officers deployed to Cape Town's gang areas top copa flare-up of shootings. These members would remain in the area until the viol
Highly skilled officers deployed to Cape Town's gang areas top cop
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
a flare-up of shootings. These members would remain in the area until the violence had subsided and order was restored, Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula told journalists on Tuesday. "We are assuring members... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
MEC concerned over surge in gang violence at Western Cape schoolsas Bonteheuwel‚ Modderdam and Manenberg. "I was so angered by the events of Fr
MEC concerned over surge in gang violence at Western Cape schools
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
as Bonteheuwel‚ Modderdam and Manenberg. "I was so angered by the events of Friday that I requested an urgent meeting with Western Cape Police Commissioner‚ Lieutenant General [Khombinkosi ] Jula‚ to discuss how they plan to comply with their... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man survives after being thrown off Cape Town bridgeMitchells Plain and Nyanga, just before 07:00. He sustained head injuries and
Man survives after being thrown off Cape Town bridge
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
Mitchells Plain and Nyanga, just before 07:00. He sustained head injuries and was taken to hospital. Police had no record of the incident, said Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut. Metro police were also not aware of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Family fearful after pupil stabbedensure that learners can travel to and from school. Community safety and crime
Family fearful after pupil stabbed
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
ensure that learners can travel to and from school. Community safety and crime control rests with the SAPS [SA police]." Western Cape police spokesman Captain FC Van Wyk said the arrested 18-year-old was due to appear in the Bishop Lavis... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Family sent Bredasdorp murder accused to mental hospital last yearfinalized, Ntabazalila said. Manho’s body was found at the lime works in the r
Family sent Bredasdorp murder accused to mental hospital last year
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
finalized, Ntabazalila said. Manho’s body was found at the lime works in the rural Overberg town last Saturday morning, Western Cape police said. She had apparently been at a local pub with friends when a man offered to walk her back to her... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Paarl residents threaten to disrupt last day of registration weekendthe Municipal offices.Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN. service delivery protests
Paarl residents threaten to disrupt last day of registration weekend
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
the Municipal offices.Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN. service delivery protests,Paarl,SA voter registrations CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Police remain on high alert in Mbekweni outside Paarl after service delivery protesters have once again... Read more
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