1. South Africa: Cape Flats Safety Forum Calls for Anti-Gang Strategy - South African News Briefs - March 22, 2024

    By Melody Chironda / allAfrica [allAfrica] Cape Flats Safety Forum Calls for Anti-Gang Strategy The Cape Flats Safety Forum has urged the government to adopt a fresh strategy to combat gang violence on Human Rights Day, prompted by a recent surge in shootings and gang-related crime
  2. South Africa: South Africa's Master Pianist Abdullah Ibrahim Going On a World Tour At 90

    By Christine Lucia / The Conversation Africa [The Conversation Africa] Abdullah Ibrahim, South Africa's most distinguished pianist, was born on 9 October 1934 in Cape Town. This year marks not only his 90th birthday but also the start of a world tour . Christine Lucia has studied I
  3. Cyril Ramaphosa’s SANDF deployment to DRC in numbers: How many soldiers, how much and for how long

    By Tebogo Mokwena President Cyril Ramaphosa deployed almost 3000 SANDF troops to battle the M23 in Eastern DRC Ramaphosa announced that the deployment will continue until December and will cost over R2 billion South Africans rejected the deployment and accused Ramaphosa of supportin
  4. South Africa: Two People Are Killed in Gang Violence in the Western Cape Every Day

    By Reagen Allen / GroundUp [GroundUp] At least 74 were bystanders The imminent release of the third quarter (October to December) 2023 crime statistics presents us with the opportunity to reflect on the April to September 2023 figures, as they pertain to gang murders across the Wes
  5. A little girl's life was cut short in the Cape Flats when 2 gangs fought for turf

    By Tebogo Mokwena 12-year-old Firoudz Kleinsmidt was killed during a shootout between the Nice Time Kids gang and the 28s gang in the Cape Flats she was standing just outside of her classroom on 30 January when a stray bullet hit her in the head South Africans lamented the violence