South Africa needs a
murder reduction strategy

The latest trends suggest a violent
future for the country, which still has
no national plan to tackle murder.

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Do the police make
South Africa safe?

Why we don’t know the answer
and how the police and research
community can change that.

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Lessons in preventing violent
protest in South Africa

Good communication and respectful
responses to local service delivery
problems can prevent anger and violence.

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Busting South Africa’s xenophobic
myths starts at grassroots

A concerted effort is needed to prevent
attacks on irregular migrants ahead
of this year’s local elections.

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Leadership integrity and the
crisis in South Africa’s policing

Long-standing abuses in the appointment
of leaders are at the heart of the country’s
failing police service.

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