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updated Sun. April 21, 2024

Hillbrow does have quite the reputation, but even with that in mind there's something jarring about the latest video doing the rounds. Last time we saw Hillbrow in action, angry churchgoers overpowered and assaulted a Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer. Have you read Trendiee Today?

The City's 03 Kotze Street overnight shelter in Hillbrow has 150 beds. The shelter caters primarily for economically active street-dwellers. Occupants of the shelter are only expected to pay a nominal fee of R8 and get access to washing facilities, food and a locker. The Kotze Street shelter also provides the Chow4Change ...
All I knew of the area, called Hillbrow, was that, as an intimidation tactic, policemen sometimes threaten to lock up drunk drivers there—specifically in Hillbrow—regardless of where the drivers are pulled over. I also knew that such a threat is really just to secure a bribe; Hillbrow is so dangerous that most ...
WINKY D's recently released Gombwe album has breached regional boundaries as it is proving popular in many of the clubs and taverns that are frequented by Zimbabweans in South Africa. A visit to these spots in Yeoville and Hillbrow showed that the dancehall guru's album was on heavy rotation with ...
Rampant crime and unhygienic conditions at some top brand restaurants in Hillbrow and Yeoville and have been cited as major concerns for the closure of the popular food outlets in those areas. The outlets concerned include a Nando's outlet on Raleigh Street, which has since closed down more than a ...
Thanks to the community, two men were arrested by the Hillbrow police on 8 February for robbing their victim of her bag and a cell phone. According to the spokesperson for the Hillbrow Police Station, Constable Mduduzi Zondo, the two suspects robbed their victim at knife-point on the corner of Soper and ...
A 32-year-old man was arrested on 29 January by the Hillbrow police for possession of an unlicensed rifle in Berea. The suspect was arrested during a routine police patrol, according to the spokesperson for the Hillbrow Police Station, Constable Mduduzi Zondo. The suspect was bust on the corner of ...
A video of vigilantes attacking alleged drug dealers in Berea, Hillbrow, has surfaced on Facebook. According to the footage, the incident took place just before 6am on Wednesday morning. In the video, which was posted by Intelligence Bureau SA, a white taxi can be seen stopping at a street corner where ...
A video of a man being robbed in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, on Friday afternoon has emerged online. In the video the victim is attacked by five other men and a scuffle takes place. The suspects lift the man off the ground as they search him for his belongings. The video appears to have been taken by a ...


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