Bishop Lavis in Cape Town saw four youth shot this past weekend. The community came out to protest gang violence and police inaction this Tuesday, 12 February.
Residents of Bonteheuwel and surrounding townships demanded answers from Police Minister, Bheki Cele, for promises police ministers had made in previous meetings with the communities,
Government officials used a transport imbizo held in Khayelitsha at the weekend to shift responsibility for catching the culprits of train arson to communities.
Prasa has committed to dealing with poor rail services after being pressured by a coalition of civil society organisations under the #UniteBehind hashtag.
Dubbed #BishopLavisShutDown, residents of Bishop Lavis and surrounding townships came out against gang violence, crime and drugs in the area.