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Wheels come off in Cape Town

They work in the dark, stripping wheels from parked cars and fleeing into the night.

It’s part of a new wave of crime that is gripping the streets of Table View where owners have woken up to find their car’s … Read the rest


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Flying the old flag

The “old South Africa” is still alive and well on the Cape Flats.

The country’s old “oranje, blanje, blou” flag was spotted fluttering over a Coloured [mixed race] residence in Fifth Road, Heathfield.

But neighbours say the flag is an … Read the rest




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Second SA teenager wanted to join ISIS

State security services stopped a second Cape Town teenager from absconding to join the Islamic State group, South African State Security Minister David Mahlobo confirmed on Tuesday.

“Yes, we know about that one,” Mahlobo told ANA when asked about the … Read the rest


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Cannibal gets 18 years

A black man who ate his murdered victim’s heart has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the Western Cape High Court.

Thirty-five-year old Andrew Chimboza pleaded guilty to killing 62-year-old Mbuyiselo Manona, in Gugulethu in 2014. He denied … Read the rest




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Child’s mutilated body found

Five days after she went missing, 5-year-old Anovuyo Ndamase’s mutilated body was found wrapped in a plastic bag a stone’s throw from her Khayelitsha house.

Missing Children SA spokeswoman Nicky Rheeder confirmed that black children go unattended most of the … Read the rest


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Fires in Cape Town not yet contained

Firefighters are continuing to battle a fire on the mountains and hills above several residential areas in the South Peninsula in Cape Town.

Cape Town Disaster Risk Management said on Tuesday that firefighters were battling three areas, on the Hout … Read the rest