Raising boys

Raising boys

Season 8 Episode 51 You are a single mother in Hanover Park and your son has committed a crime. do you hide him or hand him over to the cops? One of many dilemmas this group of women faces when fathers are absent and the boys won’t listen. Join the...
Going Rogue

Going Rogue

Season 8 Episode 52 What began as a crime fighting initiative has gone horribly wrong.. In Hout Bay, Mandela Park residents share stories of how the Neighbourhood Watch has become just another criminal gang terrorizing and robbing the locals. Join the...
Taking back the Hood

Taking back the Hood

Season 8 Episode 50 Bishop Lavis which lies in the heart of the Cape Flats, is a victim of all that is wrong in our communities: unemployment, housing, drugs, crime, gangsterism… A group of residents, rekindling the struggle spirit of the 80’s, have formed BLAC –...
Crime – out of control

Crime – out of control

Season 8 Episode 49 Langa residents tell how crime in their neighbourhood is spiraling out of control.  Before 1994 communities took responsibility for the safety of the residents but now most people don’t know that the Community Police Forum exists. Mothers...
High school drop outs

High school drop outs

Season 8 Episode 48 Statistics released in 2016 show that over 40% of pupils in South Africa leave school before completing grade 12. These five young men from Philippi joined thousands like themselves and dropped out of school.  Was it a good idea? Did they have a...
Crime – out of control

Can we trust the cops?

Season 8 Episode 47 Five young men from Langa give personal accounts on how they were victims of police brutality. They tell us how the cops abuse their power for personal gain and that no one trusts them anymore. Join the conversation!...