Insecurity in Khayelitsha as police dawdle in their duties and leave the Neighbourhood Watch without support.
A report by the Community Safety department in the Western Cape finds that detectives are under-resourced, lack training and that their work is not guided by intelligence.
The deployment of the army in Cape Flats townships invokes the states of emergency of the 1980s. It’s a different time, a different war.
Marikana residents will continue without streets lights that could curb crime in the area as the City of Cape Town awaits the outcome of its appeal against a court order that it acquire the land from the private owner.