Campaign launched to remove guns from violent domestic partners

The ‘Removing the Trigger’ Campaign was launched at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children on Wednesday.


Brief | 15 February 2024

The South African drug mules held in foreign jails

Vincent Ntsolo, from Soweto, was just 18 when he was recruited


Feature | 15 February 2024

Two people are killed in gang violence in the Western Cape every day

At least 74 were bystanders


Opinion | 8 February 2024

Alleged extortionists appear in Mamelodi court

They were arrested in January after GroundUp reported that gang members had hijacked government-owned flats


Brief | 7 February 2024

Gangs make us pay for access to water, say Mamelodi residents

Municipality confirms illegal connections to the reservoir but blames people occupying nearby land


News | 1 February 2024

Garbage piling up in Cape Town townships as extortion gangs drive out City contractors

In some areas of Phillipi East rubbish has not been collected for nine months


Brief | 31 January 2024

Attack on Eskom technicians leaves Khayelitsha families without electricity for a month

Services resumed after a meeting with community leaders


Brief | 22 January 2024

Kariega clinic reopens after residents volunteer to act as security guards

Ten residents have volunteered to rotate guarding the clinic until the stolen fence is replaced


Brief | 17 January 2024

Staff refuse to work at clinic after fence stolen

“We demand our safety as well as patients’ safety,” says nurse


Brief | 12 January 2024

A woman was raped in 2010. It’s almost 2024 and her damages case is still in court

Andy Kawa is suing the police for millions of rands for negligence


News | 14 December 2023

Criminals terrorise old gold mining area

Four years after notorious gang leader was shot by police, Roodepoort families still live in fear


Feature | 6 December 2023

Hundreds of women farm workers march to Paarl police station

Among the demands is that police in the Cape Winelands be trained on how to properly handle GBV cases


Brief | 4 December 2023

The Big Issue might have to shut down after R600,000 cyber scam

It was a targeted attack, says cyber security firm probing the theft from the magazine’s account


News | 30 November 2023

Stock theft is making township farmers’ hard lives harder

Urban livestock are a soft target for criminals

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News | 27 November 2023

Activists doorstop police to demand answers for brutal barbershop assault

Police and IPID silent on the investigation into the assault of Juma Igiranieza on 7 November


Brief | 15 November 2023