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Fearful mom chains up 15-year-old son - Independent Online

Cape Town - A desperate mother of four has resorted to chaining her troublesome son to a 40kg gas cylinder to save him from vigilantes. This week, Weekend Argus visited the family home in the notorious Philippi East area of Marikana, where the boy, 15 ...and more »

8 arrested in connection to Marikana shootings - News24

Cape Town – Eight people have been arrested in connection with last week's shooting in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East in the Western Cape. Minister of police, Fikile Mbalula tweeted on Friday night that the police had "nailed the ...and more »

Upliftment is the way to bring down crime levels - Independent Online

On Tuesday the shuttle driver who was taking me to Cape Town International Airport told me, almost nonchalantly, that he'd lived in Marikana, Philippi, until last week but had fled the area and moved to Khayelitsha after the recent violence which saw ...and more »