Tags: Violence

South Africa gang violence shuts Cape Town schools A surge in gang violence has prompted education officials in South Africa's Western Cape Province to close 16 schools for two days. At least 50 people are reported to have been wounded or killed after being shot in areas of Cape Town's Manenberg suburb … Read more on…

Pretoria priests express concern about violence, urge life campaign CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) — Six Pretoria-based priests and a doctor expressed concern that violence is becoming commonplace in South Africa and urged a campaign to re-emphasize the sanctity of human life. "We can no longer hide behind our … Read more on Catholic News…

Religious Leaders Pledge Support in Fight Against Domestic Violence Bigwigs from Cape Town's religious community gathered in the Banqueting Hall of the Civic Centre on Tuesday morning. They were there partly to mark the launch of the Ubuntu in the Home project, but a theme running alongside that was the commemoration … Read more on…