Thanks to a brand new gunshot detection system, a Cape Town gangster was nailed for his involvement in a shootout in Manenberg.
In the Western Cape, cops are contending with guns going missing from their stations, gangsters using those guns against them, and a huge shortage of ammo.
Yesterday, right outside the Bellville Magistrate’s Court, members of rival gangs opened fire on one another. Of course it’s just part of the bigger gang wars picture.
One has to be ruthless to ascend to the rank of leader in a Cape Town gang, and Denzil Moses certainly earned his title.
The Cape Flats is a war zone and it’s been like that for years. So why do we still live in a time when children can’t go to school?
In a desperate bid to try and secure ANC votes before the Western Cape’s local elections Jacob Zuma called in all the stops. Talk about dirty hands.
Most of the time when people think of Cape Town they envision one the world’s top tourist destinations – sunny shores, a breathtaking mountain and bustling nightlife to name but a few of the draws. What is often omitted however, is the darker side of the city – murderous, drug-fuelled gangs which run rampant in the city’s shadowy corners.
Abdus-Salaam Ebrahim, the national coordinator of People Against Gangsterism And Drugs, is busy resurrecting Pagad following his release from prison. The 61-year-old spent nine years in jail and two on parole, but now that he’s a free man, he is driving the resurgence of his movement, with plans to open branches around the country.