Justice department fund loses millions through “fraudulent transactions”

Payouts from the fund have been suspended leaving people unable to access their money


News | 8 June 2023

Philippi community and City seek ways to end no-go zone status

Residents hold meeting while City launches specialised policing units to protect its workers and infrastructure


News | 6 June 2023

Only four police vans for 57 villages in Tsomo, Eastern Cape

Community marches to police station and magistrate court to demand better policing


Brief | 2 June 2023

Ficksburg community leaders arrested during clashes over land occupation

The Setsoto Local Municipality has obtained an interim order preventing any new shacks from being erected


Brief | 1 June 2023

R26-million Lehae Library opens seven years after construction started

Concerns over safety remain after armed robbery weeks before opening


News | 26 May 2023

Motsoaledi rubbishes Dr Nandipha’s court bid to have her arrest in Tanzania declared “unlawful”

Thabo Bester finally added to Home Affairs’s data system after three decades as “an unidentifiable person”


News | 22 May 2023

City of Cape Town to launch new unit to protect workers in Philippi

Reward offered for information leading to arrests of anyone targeting City staff


News | 17 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: lawyer asks court to “satisfy itself” that the man in the dock is indeed Bester

Bail hearing of five alleged conspirators to continue on Friday

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News | 16 May 2023

Victims shot by gangs using “Prinsloo Guns” launch class action

Guns stolen by two police officers killed more than 1,000 people, Gun Free SA and nine families claim in court papers


News | 10 May 2023

Freedom Day in Philippi: gunshots, robberies and piles of rubbish

Crime has free rein in one of Cape Town’s poorest suburbs


Feature | 27 April 2023

Loyiso Nkohla shot dead during political meeting

Former ANC councillor killed during a meeting over the future of the families living along the railway line in Cape Town


News | 17 April 2023

Family demands justice after fruit vendor shot dead in hair salon

Witnesses say private security guards shot dead 37-year-old Zimbabwean Lloyd Bhebhe


News | 17 April 2023

Witness in case of officer accused of murder of homeless man fails to come to court

Dumisani Joxo died in January 2022 after he was shot during an altercation in Rondebosch


Brief | 13 April 2023

I acted in self-defence, law enforcement officer who shot dead a homeless man tells court

State’s witness testified that he was the one having an argument with officers that morning and that the deceased Dumisani Joxo had been defending him.


News | 6 April 2023

Financial services company ordered to pay client more than R800,000 lost in cybercrime fraud

Judge found that PSG Wealth Financial Planning had not complied with its own policy to protect clients against cybercrime


Law | 31 March 2023

Two decades later Khayelitsha community is finally getting a police station - but it’s only temporary

This comes nearly nine years after the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry into policing recommended that a new station be built in Makhaza


News | 29 March 2023