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Staggie legacy remains a threat

The Cape’s notorious hoodlum was buried in reverence while an innocent child was shot during a gang chase

The case for not punishing drug users

We need to reinvent the system so we can address the reasons for abuse, rather than punishing individuals

Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland

Scotland's biggest city, is the epicentre of a substance abuse crisis, which saw an unprecedented 1187 drug-related deaths last year

Strangers are blamed for our burdens

Politicians find quick fix ‘solutions’ in a bid to appease citizens who accept false information

Germany reopens painful debate on assisted suicide

Contradictory signals have fuelled debate on an issue that has huge resonance in a fast-ageing country where the Church still exerts strong influence

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ convicted by New York jury

The 61-year-old former boss of the notorious Sinaloa cartel faces life in prison for smuggling tons of drugs into the United States

Safe spaces increase the chances of recovery

Being an addict on the street is hard, the two men say. But trying to break the habit is the hardest

People must be able to trust the police

The Victims of Crime Survey for 2015-2016, released by Statistics South Africa, shows that South Africans are generally reluctant to report crime

West Africa’s failed ‘war on drugs’

It is clear that West Africa’s drug laws are doing more harm than good, writes former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo

No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life

A new film forces us to examine the background to crimes associated with poverty and deprivation

East Africa’s heroin coast

There are thousands of kilometres of coastline in Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. Drug traffickers are taking advantage

Fighting the spread of fake drugs in Africa

The battle to eliminate fake pharmaceutical products is being stepped up

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA