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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

'She was upset she flew FlySafair': Somizi on his daughter Bahumi

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
South African media personality Somizi Mhlongo revealed that his daughter Bahumi was upset that she had to fly with FlySafair and not business class on their trip to Cape Town. He told her not to be apologetic about who her parents are, because he worked so hard to get to where he is.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
Cape Town · Cape Town

Escape from kidnappers: Stabbed woman warns of thugs in a white car

A young Cape Town mother wants to warn women to be vigilant when walking alone after she was stabbed and almost kidnapped.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
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
Stellenbosch · Stellenbosch

Father and son still shaken after Stellenbosch student Theuns du Toit urinated on belongings | Drum

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Babalo Ndwayana and his dad, Mkhuseli Kaduka, open up their Mdantsane home to Drum and share how the racist incident at Stellenbosch University affected them.See the Story
Africa · Western Cape

Meet 'Hectis' - the Western Cape's new crime-fighting dashboard | The Citizen

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The Western Cape Government has launched a first-of-a-kind safety dashboard, named Hectis. It tracks incidents of interpersonal violence from the time that victims and perpetrators get medical treatment. The province has set an ambitious target, which is to halve crime in the province by 50% in the near future.See the Story

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