DA wants to scrap Afrikaner school names in Western Cape

The Democratic Alliance wants to change the names of schools named after Afrikaner public figures in the past in the province it is currently ruling, the Western Cape. According to IOL, “This announcement was made by Education MEC Debbie Schäfer … Read the rest

Soros-funded NGO wants schools without armed guards closed

tikThe Department of Education in the Western Cape says its lawyers are studying a court order by Equal Education forcing it to provide armed guards to five schools affected by gang violence on the Cape Flats.

The order was issued … Read the rest

Coloured teenager to appear in court over severed head in garden

Murder_titleA 17-year-old boy was expected to appear in the Parow Magistrate’s Court on Monday, in connection with a possible satanic murder.

Western Cape police said the teenager was arrested in Ravensmead, Cape Town on Saturday after a beheaded body was … Read the rest

Shoot-out in Western Cape kills two police officers

guns_ak47sTwo police officers were killed and another seriously wounded in a shoot-out during a police operation in Siqala informal settlement in Philippi, Western Cape police said on Thursday.

Lt-Col Andre Traut said officers searched residences in the area on Wednesday … Read the rest

Cape cop to appear for statutory rape, another for raping detained woman

rape7A coloured police constable accused of statutory rape was expected to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said.

The constable from the Grassy Park police station, in the Western Cape, was … Read the rest

Western Cape fights Coloured drug and alcohol abuse

The Western Cape provincial government has budgeted R87 million to fight drug and alcohol abuse, premier Helen Zille said on Monday.

“Our commitment in this regard has led to a doubling of our annual budget for interventions to address substance … Read the rest

Coloured parents arrested for neglect

The coloured parents of 3-year-old Olivia van Voeght have been arrested for child neglect, Western Cape police said on Thursday.

Colonel Thembinkosi Kinana told Eyewitness News that Olivia’s parents were arrested after they were taken in for questioning following her … Read the rest

Policeman shot dead on patrol in black township Nyanga

A policeman was shot dead and another was wounded while on patrol in Nyanga, Western Cape police said on Tuesday.

The policeman was shot in the head by two men he and a partner stopped to search on Monday night, … Read the rest