Gangs in South Africa

Other Research
on South Africa

press report on war in Cape Flats ghetto

Don Pinnock on Fighting Fire with Fire

Anti-gang policy part of the problem in Cape Town says Gang researcher.

See Full Report : The Threat of gangs and anti-gang policy, by Andre Standing.

Independent Media Center

Important Books

Bo-Tsotsi: The Youth Gangs
of Soweto, 1935-197
by Clive Glasee
The Brotherhoods by
Don Pinnock
We are the Poors;
by Ashwin Desai

neither War nor Peace

 

TERUGSKEIT (RETURNING FIRE): GROWING UP ON THE STREET CORNERS OF MANENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

This chapter focues on criminal street gangs in the Cape Flats (Cape Town) that have been a feature of coloured communities thre for over fifty years, and are aligned to prison gangs, known as the numbers

by Ted Legget, Institute for Security Studies

Report on children in organized violence in Cape Town

Links to other countries
from the Report