Western Cape has the highest number of protection orders

7th Dec 2015 Mzi Velapi 0

At the launch of 16 days of activism against gender violence, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in the Western Cape said that just over 10,000 protection orders are registered in the province every month.
Hishaam Mohamed said the Western Cape had recorded the highest number in South Africa, and what was even more concerning was that it is an increase “of just over 2,000 protection order applications in the past year”.

Lack of recreational facilities for the youth of Makhaza

15th Oct 2015 Siyavuya Khaya 0

The recent tragedy which occurred at Osi’s place tavern in Makhaza, Khayelitsha, eight young women most of them underage were killed and others injured after a staircase railing collapsed highlights the problem of a serious lack of recreational facilities for township youth.
Elitsha took it upon itself to investigate the extent and the state of recreational and sports facilities for young people in the area. It found that there is only one park which is in a good condition and a dilapidated youth centre, no longer in use.

Accused killers denied bail

1st Jun 2015 Elitsha reporters 0

Two of the four people accused of killing foreign national Emmanuel Sithole were denied bail in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court. Magistrate Syta Prinsloo said Sizwe […]