CT commuters demand safety on trains
Commuters were standing inside the train station singing and holding placards that said ‘we risk our lives to travel’, ‘we will not wait anymore’ and ‘we need trains safe now’.
Scalabrini Centre hopeful CT Refugee Reception Office reopens soon
The office has been closed for seven years, further burdening asylum seekers. It was due to reopen in March 2018, but the Home Affairs Department missed the deadline.
Cape Town’s refugee centre to reopen in January 2020
The centre was closed for almost seven years, which affecting thousands of immigrants.
Cape anti-gang unit cop in court for colleague’s murder
David Hoffman was shot dead at a braai over the weekend.
Research into 1647 shipwreck on Blouberg’s shores continue
Bruno Werz is 95% sure that he's located a sunken ship that's been lost for centuries.
Six due in court after weekend farm attack in Malmesbury
Over the weekend, seven suspects assaulted a father and his two sons at their home.
Bring back specialised policing units to deal with crime - Sapu
The union said deploying the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in the province to gang-ridden areas was not the solution to addressing violent crime.
Ipid investigating WC anti-gang unit member’s murder
David Hoffman was shot dead over the weekend. A fellow unit official is being questioned following the incident.
6 suspects arrested after Malmesbury farm attack
On Saturday night, seven armed suspects assaulted a father and his two sons before fleeing the scene with their personal belongings.
Cop detained after anti-gang police officer shot dead
Police say 40-year-old David Hoffman was at premises in Skool Street and was confronted by a group of residents.
Maritime archaeologist says found 1647 shipwreck on Blouberg’s shores
Historian Bruno Werz believes the wreck of the Dutch East India Company ship, The Haarlem, is off the coast of Blouberg.
Sapu: Western Cape needs permanent solution to deal with gangs, not SANDF
The army was deployed a month ago to provide support to police. However, there have still been a number of gang-related murders.
EFF’s Paulsen denies assault allegations after altercation in CT
Nazier Paulsen is due back in court next month following the alleged attack on 4 August.
CT man flees scene of home raid, cops confiscate drugs & cash
Metro Police teamed up with the South African Police Service for an operation on Thursday.
WC govt plans to grow economy, create more jobs for youth
MEC for Finance and Economic Opportunities David Maynier said government had plans in place to grow the economy and create job opportunities for young people in the Western Cape.
Hanover Park CPF calls for safety plan after man killed in shooting
The Hanover Park community policing forum said despite the army's deployment, there was not enough police visibility in the neighbourhood.
Board of Healthcare Funders gives NHI thumbs up
The Health Minister sent the Bill to parliament this month. It seeks to equalise the levels of care that South Africans can access whether they are well off or poor.
Renowned SA artist Carrol Boyes has died
The businesswoman passed away last night. The company spokesperson said a statement would be released shortly.