Marikana is an important reminder
of the need to strengthen public
order policing in South Africa.
The Western Cape’s After School Game Changer shows
how good quality programmes stimulate
children and ensure their safety.
Africa must be prepared for
the abuse of big data and the
growing threat of cybercrime.
In this edition: student crime at urban universities,
women involved in crime, rethinking crime and
punishment and ‘family-joining’ refugee rights.
Murder data and mapping can serve as
a guide to action, because it provides
insights into general violence trends.
If the underlying data is mostly accurate,
spatial analysis can reveal crime trends
and enable more intelligent responses.