South Africa: Nearly a Year After the Khayelitsha Commission, the Township Is No Safer
[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, Osi's Tavern in Khayelitsha temporarily lost its liquor licence after a stampede on 28 June left eight young women dead. Six of the women died at the scene and two lost their lives in a deadly crash on the way to the hospital. The youngest was 15. But is cracking down on one of the handful of legal taverns in Khayelitsha really solving anything? By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.