Former leader of notorious Cape Town gang killed

13 December 2019, 1:29 PM
Police forensic experts are on the scene of an incident in which former leader of the notorious Hard Livings gang, Rashied Staggie, was shot and killed in Salt River in the Western Cape on Friday morning.
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Dr Manamela apologises to aggrieved families in Esidemeni tragedy 27 November 2017, 8:45 PM

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WATCH: Life Esidimeni hearings 27 November 2017, 9:26 AM

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Manamela back for Life Esidimeni grilling 27 November 2017, 6:29 AM

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Man nabbed for possession of protected wildlife 27 November 2017, 5:51 AM

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Legal claims pile up against the N Cape Health dept 26 November 2017, 9:08 PM

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Michael Sachs joins Gauteng Health 26 November 2017, 4:04 PM

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Tutu prays about unequal incomes at National Day of Prayer 26 November 2017, 2:44 PM

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Western Cape Community Safety Minister, Dan Plato, says his department will work with police to ensure the safety of women and children in communities across the province.

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WATCH: The National Day of Prayer 26 November 2017, 9:55 AM

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