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Study shows white people feel least threatened by crime

An Afrobarometer survey on political opinion has showed that white people do not feel more vulnerable to crime than other population groups.

Teenager shot 25 times: Appeal dismissed by court

The appeal by two Cape Flats men convicted in a case where a 15-year-old pregnant girl survived after being shot 25 times, was dismissed on Tuesday.

Over 700 murders in Gugulethu since 2005

SAIIR said the police were out of touch with reality for expressing shock at the murder of a tourist in Gugulethu, Cape Town.

Russian reporters under attack

Two young men beat a Russian journalist unconscious outside his office on November 8, 48 hours after another reporter was attacked with an iron bar.

Why South Africa is so violent

Violent crime is deeply ingrained in the social fabric of the country and cannot simply be solved through the criminal justice system.

Doctors voice fear over safety at SA’s hospitals

Health practitioners have urged the health minister to tackle the issue safety in hospitals following the assault and gang rape of a doctor.

SA govt signs pact to fight crime

South Africa's government on Sunday vowed to reduce violent crime by signing a delivery pact which sets out a programme of action.

‘Crime has the potential to derail our economic prosperity’

Crime has the potential to derail South Africa's economic prosperity, Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa said on Wednesday.

Mthethwa wonders why SA crime is so violent

National Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa on Thursday urged researchers to contribute towards reducing violent crime in South Africa.

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Smokers’ fight to light up moves online

‘Sweeties’ (cigarettes) for R150, and marching on Parliament — an insight into the social-media groups popping up to push back against lockdown regulations

SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

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Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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