Cape Town’s anti-gang and drug unit reintroduced

Cape Town, October 11, 2018 – It’s been 15 years since Cape Town’s anti-gang and drug unit was disbanded. Since then, officials say crime has escalated to unprecedented levels. But, all of that is about to change – the unit is being re-introduced next month, to assist with the gang crisis. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the story.

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Metrorail in the Western Cape is in crisis

Cape Town, October 4, 2018 – Only 42 of 88 train sets are operational. A group, under the banner, Hashtag, Fix Our Trains has embarked on mass action to force governmentts hand. They want Western Cape Metrorail declared a national disaster. For more on this we’re joined by our reporter, Pheladi Sethusa.

Pupil on teacher attacks are increasing in the Western Cape

Cape Town, September 21, 2018 – Pupil on teacher attacks are increasing in the Western Cape. And worryingly, it’s primary school children who are mostly the culprits. A shocking 60 incidents have been reported since the beginning of the year. There’s a fear of mass resignations if the situation isn’t handled effectively. A warning that some of the visuals you are about to see are graphic. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has more.

Cape Town underspends allocated budget

Cape Town,  19 April 2018 – Close to R2-billion of the 2017/2018 budget that has been allocated to Cape Town has not been spent, even though the city is in the grips of its worst drought ever. Mayor Patricia de Lille has vowed not to let this money be misspent. Watch full story here. 

#SAHealthcare – Mental health in the Western Cape

Cape Town, 26 March, 2018 – eNCA’s special coverage on the public healthcare system in South Africa all day today on #DStv403. Painful lessons emerged from the Life Esideimeni tragedy. Forcing provincial health departments to up their efforts on oversight. In the Western Cape, a drive to license all facilities housing more than four patients, is underway to do just that. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. Courtesy #DStv403