Ocean View under siege

20th Aug 2018 Chandre Appels 0

Established by the Apartheid government as a “coloured” area, Ocean View is turning 50 this year but residents of this south peninsula township feel that they have nothing to celebrate.

Schools the target of armed robbers in the Western Cape

11th Jun 2018 Tate Mikkelsen 0

School security remains one of the biggest problems in the Western Cape. Four primary schools were robbed at gunpoint during the month of May. The Western Cape Education Department has put up R10,000 reward for information leading to the arrests ,of culprits. School principals and Equal Education believe the reward does not address the problem of school safety.

Taxi passengers still fearful despite truce in Cape taxi war

1st Jun 2018 Siyabonga Kamnqa 0

The taxi industry by far transports the biggest number of passengers on any given day, compared to both rail and bus. However, with taxi owners and drivers fighting over routes, the industry is marred by violence that in the conflict between two rival taxi associations in Cape Town, 13 people have been killed.