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The Two Tales of ‘Tin Can Town’
The Two Tales of ‘Tin Can Town’
The Central Metho­dist Mission Church on Cape Town’s ­Greenmarket Square was filled with piano music and worshippers attending a lunchtime...
To fix schools, fix society first
To fix schools, fix society first
On October 12 this year, the department of basic education hosted a summit on school safety at St George’s Hotel in Gauteng. It was attended by...
Editorial: Cele, prioritise cash heists
Editorial: Cele, prioritise cash heists
Cash-in-transit heists seem to be a South African speciality. They are now happening at an average of one a day, according to some accounts, and...
Mabuza: I am not a crook
Mabuza: I am not a crook
Newly-sworn-in deputy president David " DD" Mabuza has dismissed talk about him being linked to criminal dealings as a smear campaign that started...
Vigilantism is flourishing in Nigeria— with official support
Vigilantism is flourishing in Nigeria— with official support
Concerns about safety and security are substantial in Nigeria. Here,
As mob justice scars linger, Etwatwa rallies to blow the whistle on crime
As mob justice scars linger, Etwatwa rallies to blow the whistle on crime
A community is still reeling after the execution-style killing of 11 people in Marikana, Philippi East, in the Western Cape. Residents claim it...
Mob justice: 'Yes, I would join in to protect my community'
Mob justice: 'Yes, I would join in to protect my community'
At the weekend, a man in Hlogotlou, Limpopo was stoned to death after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend and...
Ex-cons sjambok Jo'burg street clean
Ex-cons sjambok Jo'burg street clean
For years, Joe Slovo Drive (the M31) in Johannesburg has been the hunting ground of criminals who attack pedestrians and motorists with impunity....
How crime harms matric pass rates: An interactive map
How crime harms matric pass rates: An interactive map
Poor results are linked to areas with high crime rates but some Gauteng schools show that this can be countered....
Crime harms matric pass rates
Crime harms matric pass rates
For two years, Missourilaan Secondary in Eldorado Park has been unable to exceed a 30% pass rate for its matriculants. But the Kagiso Secondary...
North, south, east and west, throw your hands up: Jo’burg residents despair of crime
North, south, east and west, throw your hands up: Jo’burg residents despair of crime
“This is where it all started,” says a Johannesburg municipal employee. He is standing next to the Freedom Charter monument in Kliptown, Soweto....
Desperate and divided, SA is gatvol
Desperate and divided, SA is gatvol
Increasingly, South Africans from all walks of life are mobilising for change. Many resort to public protest in the hope of galvanising the...

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