Africa’s most notorious killers

Africa’s most notorious killers

Africa might have the least recorded number of serial killers compared to other continents, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t have gruesome stories to tell of evil and crime. There are many reports of the sadistic people who terrorised and murdered others throughout history.   Many believe that the reason for the very few records […]

When to call Animal Control!

When to call Animal Control!

Animals are a joy to have around. Pets can be your best friend and make your home warm and inviting. Unfortunately, stray cats and dogs can wreak havoc in the neighbourhood; tossing over bins, scavenging for food and ‘doing their business’ everywhere and anywhere. But what do you do when this happens? Approaching a wild […]

Assault and harassment

Assault and harassment

Assault and harassment can have lifelong effects on victims, no matter the degree. Assault is seen as unwanted physical contact, while harassment refers to unwanted interaction that can be verbal and nowadays, online. Even though they are different offences, both can be absolutely traumatic and leave emotional scars on victims. This is known as post-traumatic […]

The dangers of prescription drugs

The dangers of prescription drugs

When most people speak of drug use and drug addiction, they are usually referring to illegal narcotics such as methamphetamines, heroin and cocaine. Yes, these are rightfully villainised as dangerous and detrimental to health and general well-being, but many drug addicts are in fact addicted to prescription meds; and the problem is bigger than you […]

Man-made disasters

Man-made disasters

Most people who live in high natural disaster-prone areas usually have emergency kits and contingency plans for when these ‘hand of God’ events hit. Man-made disasters can strike anywhere, and can also cause extensive damage. Here are some devastating man-made disasters, which cause significant damage when they happened. What are man-made disasters? The definition of […]

New scams to watch out for

New scams to watch out for

Recently, the Internet, particularly social media, has been inundated with scary news stories involving money scams, the trafficking of children and many other forms of nightmare fuel. Unfortunately, many of these seemingly fanciful stories are rooted in truths. The world has become openly dangerous, in contrast to the days before we were constantly reporting things […]

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