SANDF troops start operations in CT gang-infested areas

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers arrived to officially begin operations in gang-infested Cape Flats areas on Thursday after Police Minister Bheki Cele vowed that the army would be deployed last week. The troops...
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Flashback: the emotional journey of refugees, asylum seekers

In light of World Refugee Day and this year's theme of #StepWithRefugees, we spoke to the Head of Advocacy at Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town regarding refugees long walk to peace and safety. With the...

SANDF to be deployed to Cape Flats

Crime and gangsterism-rife hotspots on the Cape Flats in Cape Town await the arrival of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Police Minister announced their impending deployment in his budget speech in parliament on...

Team of 100 officers to protect streets of Bonteheuwel

There is hope of peace on the streets of Bonteheuwel since a new Neighbourhood Safety Team (NST) was dispatched by Councillor Angus McKenzie at the beginning of July. The NST consists of 100 law enforcement...
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The road to ‘family-joining’: a blessing to refugee families

With the help of external legal partners, the Scalabrini Advocacy Programme has had many success stories. The most recent victory will benefits the lives of asylum seekers and refugee families all across South Africa....
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The emotional journey of refugees and asylum seekers

In light of World Refugee Day and this year's theme of #StepWithRefugees, we spoke to the Head of Advocacy at Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town regarding refugees long walk to peace and safety.

President Ramaphosa to deliver his second SONA in 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation for the second time this year at the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening. This will mark the first national address by the sixth...

Road closures in preparation for SONA 2019

With the State of Nation Address (SONA) scheduled to take place on Thursday, here are some road closures motorists and residents can be on the lookout for. This will be the second SONA delivered by...

SA’s youth to discuss Vision 2030 on Youth Day

The International Peace Youth Group (IPYG), in collaboration with the Gauteng Province, the City of Johannesburg, South African Council of NGO’s, Green Peace Africa, the International Women’s Peace Group, Save the Children and Heavenly...

Another ANC MP resigns

  South Africans woke up to news of Bathabile Dlamini’s resignation with immediate effect as Member of Parliament (MP) and ANC Women’s League on Tuesday. Another letter of resignation was submitted a few hours later...

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