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The price of violence: R145-billion

The costs include expenditure on security, justice and health rather than on productive efforts, investment is driven away and psychological effects results in lower productivity

Donor slashes support funding for SA rape survivors

A US global fund has cut back on critical funding for services provided to survivors of violent crime. Government must provide a sustainable solution.

Tales from the Cape Flats morgue

A visit to the Salt River Forensic Pathology Service reveals the reality of SA's violent deaths and the dedication of those who work there.

SA crime attitude gets first (but not last) Pistorius airing

The first witness's testimony in the Oscar Pistorious trial, saying she feared violent crime in her residential complex, may well feature again.

Kiev burns as Ukrainians rise up

Protests were peaceful until government security forces launched an unexpected assault on Maidan square. But now protesters 
are fighting back.

Artist tackles SA’s violence head on

He is writing his PhD on masculinities because ‘men especially need to confront their insecurities’.

No answers to violent crime

'Knee-jerk reactions and tit-for-tat theories do not acknowledge the many possible reasons,' writes <b>David Bruce</b>

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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