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Africa · Cape Town

Cop killed at Somerset Hospital in Cape Town 'carried the SAPS badge with dignity'

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
The drama unfolded at the New Somerset Hospital in Cape Town on Saturday around 6pm. A scuffle broke out between a man and a police officer. The man managed to disarm the officer, shooting him first. According to police, he proceeded to a ward where he allegedly shot two patients. Both men died at the scene.See the Story
Cape Town · Cape Town

Police still searching for woman abducted in Cape Town on Monday

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Manenberg mother, Shireen Essop, is believed to have been abducted by unknown individuals. The 32-year-old was last seen driving a white Toyota along Weltevreden Road in Philippi. Police are still searching for the mother of one.See the Story
Cape Town · Cape Town

CRIME SYNDICATE: US spooks hunt Black Axe members in SA linked to online dating and 419 scams

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Cape Town has been identified as a Black Axe base and eight suspected members were arrested in the city in October last year. The US wants six of them extradited. One of the suspects, Toritseju Gabriel Otubu, was granted R210,000 bail in the Western Cape High Court.See the Story
Cape Town · Cape Town

Cape Town mom gives chilling account of attempted kidnapping

Mieshka Achmat (25) from Parkwood recounts how she was stabbed and assaulted by a man trying to force her into a white vehicle on Tuesday. Achmat normally has transport to work, but on this day she was running late after taking her child to the healthcare centre and decided to walk.See the Story
Africa · Cape Town

Hill-Lewis: Cape Town has over 6,500 social housing units in the pipeline

It includes 2,000 units in central Cape Town and a further 2,500 opportunities along the Voortrekker Road Corridor and near important economic nodes.See the Story
Africa · Cape Town

Cape Town mayor alarmed by 'upsurge in homelessness' | News24

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis is alarmed by the number of homeless people in the city. He was addressing a full council sitting when he spoke at length about the plight of the homeless in the Mother City. This comes a day after City law enforcement officials carried out operations in areas of the city bowl.See the Story
Refugees · Cape Town

Home Affairs’ refugee office to re-open in Cape Town, ten years after it was closed

The closure meant refugees could only apply for asylum in Durban, Musina, Gqeberha or PretoriaSee the Story
Cape Town · Cape Town

Jamie Bartlett will be laid to rest in a private funeral

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The Bartlett family have decided to have a private funeral for the star in Cape Town.See the Story
Cape Town · Cape Town

Two females went missing on the same day in Cape Town – Maria Pop

Maria Pop, a 13-year old girl is said to have last been seen when she left her home at Wallacedene, Kraaifontein at around 5pm on Monday. She was last seen wearing pink leggings and a multi-colour top according to multiple sources. The search for Shireen Essop continues.See the Story

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