At the Lwandle Commission of Inquiry today, the police were hammered for failing to engage community leaders in an attempt to prevent the escalation of violence during evictions at Lwandle informal settlement in June. Such a failure falls foul of the legal requirements for public order policing.
Several prisoners intend suing the Department of Justice and Correctional Services because they contracted tuberculosis (TB) in prison.
Police statements to the media after the arrest of Social Justice Coalition activists came under the spotlight in the Angy Peter trial today.
This week in political activism we look at calls for help from Grahamstown, the plight of coal communities, a symposium on gender equality, and documenting the struggles of four informal settlements in South Africa.
The City's Mayoral Committee Member for Utility Services writes that the electrification project at Agstelaan in Valhalla Park has been halted for periods of time due to excessive and highly dangerous gang violence in the area.
Everyday hundreds of parents depend on private transport operators to get their children to school and back home. The quality of service varies. GroundUp found some disturbing stories.
Detective Constable Stanford Muthian acknowledged on Tuesday during the Angy Peter trial that he had not conducted his own investigation into the murder.
Siyabonga Kalipa speaks to two female boxers. They will confront each other in the ring at OR Tambo Hall in Khayelitsha on the weekend of 30 August.
The Khayelitsha commission of inquiry into policing has made many important recommendations to the National Minister of Police. Here is a summary.
Police stations in the parts of Cape Town which bore the brunt of apartheid are the most seriously understaffed, the Commission of Inquiry into Policing in Khayelitsha found.