Critics say the report on the July 2021 unrest is inadequate to understand the context behind the violence as it does not make links between the unrest and the arrest of Jacob Zuma.
Mitchells Plain residents are worried that the guns stolen from SAPS will be used to commit more violent crime in the area.
A summary of stories reported by Elitsha this year.
The inquest into the Enyobeni Tavern tragedy in June 2022 has been postponed – for a third time – to get experts to testify on the building structure at the time and on the toxicology report.
Concerns about under-age drinking at year-end parties are growing in East London where in June last year, 21 teenagers lost their lives for as-yet unknown reasons.
Residents of TR section say they have to deal with maggots and faeces smell everywhere ever since the cleaning and collecting of buckets was suspended in October due to extortion gangs.
Two cases of sexual assault involving three EFFSC leaders at UWC provoked students to march against gender-based violence on campus.
Cape Town has not been able to find contractors willing to risk involvement in its construction projects in Delft.
Gugulethu residents say they are not hopeful that police interventions will stem the wave of criminal violence in the township.
Extortion is a trending crime that has impacted construction projects nationally. Cape Town is beefing up security and offering rewards for tip-offs.
The police are on a recruitment drive to boost the number of detectives in the service. CPF leaders say that unless the forensics capacity of the police is also improved, detective services will remain overwhelmed and disabled.
By Stats SA estimates, 1 in 5 children are victims of sexual violence while the Western Cape education department says there have only been five reported cases at schools in the province so far this year.