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Police losing the war on violent crime

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 25 October 2017

Police losing the war on violent crime

Police minister, Fikile Mbalula, released the latest crime statistics in parliament on Tuesday. While the stats show a general decrease in reported crime by 1.8%, there has been an increase in serious crimes like murder and aggravated robbery. “Despite the positive spin put on the latest data there is no conclusion to be reached other...

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Meet the young woman lobbying for a second police station in SA’s murder capital, Nyanga

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 14 March 2017

Meet the young woman lobbying for a second police station in SA’s murder capital, Nyanga

“I’m not an activist,” says the soft-spoken Nelisa Ngqulana, as she sits on the couch of her living room in Fish Hoek. “I think of it as, if there’s an issue, I respond as an active citizen.” She may not consider herself an activist but her petition for a second police station in South Africa’s...

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Youth month ends, youth issues don’t

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 26 June 2015

Youth month ends, youth issues don’t

On Tuesday, 23rd June #eNCALive’s Dianne Hawker and Erin Bates had an in-studio discussion with digital creative and womanist and feminist blogger Owethu Makhatini and VIP’s Head of Content Lee Molefi.  As we near the end of youth month, we wrap up our thoughts on our theme – State of South African Youth. I’m slowly growing fatigued by...

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Africa Check checks the crime and health claims of the National Youth Policy

by: Guest Contributor - 11 June 2015

Africa Check checks the crime and health claims of the National Youth Policy

National Youth Policy: crime and health claims fact-checked National Youth Policy: Researched by Mina Demian Edited by Anim van Wyk and Peter Cunliffe-Jones South Africa will celebrate its national Youth Day next week. The country’s government has just approved a new National Youth Policy that will be implemented until 2020. The policy (with the tag...

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NEWS: Dewani to face Murder charges in South Africa

by: Fika Msengana - 24 July 2013

NEWS: Dewani to face Murder charges in South Africa

Remember Shrien Dewani? He got married to a beautiful Indian woman named Anni and together, shortly after their marital ceremony the two came over to South Africa to enjoy their romantic honeymoon in sunny Cape Town.

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Bank robbery gone wrong

by: Sibongiseni Phunguza - 17 April 2013

Bank robbery gone wrong

A Mercedes crashed into the Food Lovers Market shop in Long street after an attempted bank robbery in the Cape Town City Bowl.It is reported that the car was the getaway car for the armed men who attempted to rob the bank.police are at the scene and say details will be released at a later stage as...

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POLICE BRUTALITY STATISTICS INCREASE

by: Fika Msengana - 27 March 2013

POLICE BRUTALITY STATISTICS INCREASE

  Cape Town startling statistics on police brutality were presented at Parliament on Tuesday and according to the ICD (Independent Complaints Directorate who provide us with the stats) say that South African Police Brutality has been the highest it has ever been in more than ten years Members of Parliament  heard that: 1) Cases of police brutality leapt by...

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Teen killed after stabbed with a scissors.

by: Contributor - 20 March 2013

Teen killed after stabbed with a scissors.

A grade 11 pupil ,named Uviwe Mzingelwa from Ned Doman High School in Athone(Cape Town), was stabbed to death on Tuesday while travelling via bus to school. An 18 year old was arrested for the charge of the murder on Tuesday morning after the incident. This teenager, unnamed, is also believed to be a pupil...

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Homeless Man assaulted in Cape Town

by: Linda - 19 March 2013

Homeless Man assaulted in Cape Town

Live Magazine was filming in Cape Town, when they caught this assault on a homeless man, by someone is widely believed a plain clothes security guard or policeman

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Winnie Mandela could be implicated in murder case

by: Zimasa Mpemnyama - 13 March 2013

Winnie Mandela could be implicated in murder case

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of former President Nelson Mandela, could be implicated in the murder of two anti-apartheid activits, Corlett “Lolo” Sono and Siboniso Anthony Shabalala. The activists were part of uMkhonto weSizwe, the military wing of the ANC and they dissapeared in November 1988, 24 years ago. The bodies were found by the missing persons task team; a task...

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