Philippi protests police inaction - Gears Of Biz

Hundreds of people have gathered in Cape Town city centre to demand better policing in Philippi. The area made national headlines this week after a mass shooting in the Marikana informal settlement on Friday. Since then, specialised units have been ...

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 ...

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

A 15-year-old self-proclaimed drug addict from the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi has been chained to a 40kg gas cylinder by his mother as a last resort to save him from vigilante attacks. Picture: Bheki Radebe/ANA. Cape Town - A desperate ...