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 […]

Going out under Lockdown Level 2

Going out under Lockdown Level 2

South Africa’s move into level 2 of the national lockdown is a much less restrictive phase of the now five-month-long quarantine after five months of de-escalating from a full-on national closure of industry and most public spaces to more lenient restrictions, with the understanding of strict social distancing and the wearing of masks.  It’s been […]

The worst South African floods

The worst South African floods

South Africa is well known for experiencing devastating floods during the rainy, winter months. Floods are a particular danger in informal settlements and less developed areas. Floods are dangerous and result in many deaths each year. There have been a few notable floods in the last few years. Gauteng floods, 2019 As recently as December […]

The most popular drugs in SA

The most popular drugs in SA

Drugs are a huge concern worldwide. South Africa is particularly affected by substance abuse. Experts say that an estimated 15% of South Africans suffer from drug addiction.  The Central Drug Authority released this statistic. According to Recover Direct, Durban is one of the largest markets for illegal drugs in sub-Saharan Africa. This is outlined in a US […]

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