Police visibility beefed up after violence at Bellville taxi rank
Unknown gunmen fired shots at the rank killing a commuter, injuring another and a taxi operator. The shooting incidents are believed to be linked to an ongoing taxi feud between taxi operators.
Suspects due in court for alleged abduction, forced marriage of EC teen
They include the 19-year-old complainant’s mother, her older sister, and the 28-year-old man they apparently wanted her to marry.
CoCT sees 13% drop in fire and rescue incidents for 2019/2020
The municipality said that the decline in the number of incidents was good news, but that it was cold comfort to those families who had lost loved ones as a result of fires.
Hard lockdown has allowed unemployment, hunger & poverty to take root - Winde
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde acknowledged that the interventions taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 had led to other serious issues of unemployment, hunger and increasing levels of poverty.
Man accused of killing woman at Kraaifontein protest granted bail
Anthony van Jaarsveld is believed to have arrived at his place of work to find that protesters had torched a truck and were forcing their way onto the premises. He then allegedly took out his firearm and fired at the crowd, fatally wounding a 19-year-old woman.
Armed robber killed in shootout with CT police after heist at Somerset West mall
The suspect was one of five gunmen who robbed a jewellery store at Somerset Mall.
Kraaifontein community calls for govt to intervene in housing dispute
Bloekombos has been volatile for the past few weeks as a result of these demonstrations.
Anene Booysen: Kana says he's innocent, but trying to prove it won't be easy
Seven years into his sentence at a Free State prison, Kana says he wants his case reopened and says he confessed to raping Anene because he didn't know better at the time.
Bales of dagga found abandoned on N2 Highway in PE
Police officers noticed the huge bales while on patrol Monday morning.
‘I didn’t do it’–Man found guilty of killing Anene Booysen wants case reopened
Johannes Kana was sentenced to two consecutive life terms for Anene's murder, but seven years into his sentence he and his family say justice was denied him.
PODCAST: SA’s War on Women: Remembering Anene Booysen
EWN revisits the town of Bredasdorp, the scene of several heinous crimes against women.
Lawren Jonathan's family reeling in shock after her body found in field
Desperate pleas for an end to femicide continue to echo from many South African voices.
Woman found stabbed to death in PE's Gelvandale
The woman was identified as Lawren Shernice Jonathan and her family last saw her on Thursday night when she left home to visit a friend in Schauderville.
Suspect arrested for shooting WC traffic cop facing attempted murder charges
A suspect was arrested shortly after the on-duty officer was shot in the face on Friday.
Spike in public unrest affecting service delivery, says CoCT
There've been demonstrations in various areas, including Khayelitsha, Kraaifontein and Mfuleni. Between 11 July and 5 August, municipal law enforcement recorded 91 protests. There were only 38 between April and June.
George traffic officer shot, wounded in the neck in apparent robbery
The officer was attacked on Friday morning during an apparent robbery.
SANParks to reopen accommodation at majority of its parks next week Friday
This comes after government's recent announcement that inter-provincial leisure travel will be allowed.
SANParks announces phased reopening of national parks
SANParks said that some parks like the Addo, Camdeboo and the Karoo National parks were scheduled to open their accommodation on 17 August while Mountain Zebra National Park would follow three days later.