‘We live in a reign of terror’: both violence, virus stalk Cape townships

03 July 2020 - 08:00 By Aron Hyman
SACP district secretary Siyabulela Siswana and his daughter were shot dead in their home in Mfuleni, Cape Town, on Wednesday evening by unknown assailants. Siswana's wife was badly injured.
SACP district secretary Siyabulela Siswana and his daughter were shot dead in their home in Mfuleni, Cape Town, on Wednesday evening by unknown assailants. Siswana's wife was badly injured.
Image: Randy Peterson

In Cape Town’s townships, where Covid-19 has taken hold, the fear of the gun still reigns supreme.

The killing of an SACP leader and his daughter is the latest in string of brutal slayings - but no one has been arrested.

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