Child trafficking in SA

Child trafficking in SA

According to the United Nations, human trafficking consists of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harbouring and receiving persons through improper means, including force, abduction, fraud and coercion.  The result of human trafficking across borders is mostly modern-day slavery and sexual abuse. The US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons estimates that in 2018 about 24.9 million people were victims of […]

Crime Stats South Africa 2020

Crime Stats South Africa 2020

Unfortunately, even after the dip in crime in early 2020, December stats show that crime is almost up to pre-lockdown levels, the South African Police (SAPS) and Stats SA reported in the second quarter of the 2020 / 2021 period (Q2 -2020/2021). The second quarter covers reported crimes committed between July and September 2020.  Although […]

Festive traps to avoid

Festive traps to avoid

The speed traps, financial holes and many other common mistakes are prevalent over the festive period. The silly season is aptly named because when in the festive spirit, people tend to make less than responsible decisions.  It is okay to let your hair down a bit, though. After the tough year we have all had, […]

Staying safe over the festive season

Staying safe over the festive season

Unfortunately, the festive season is notorious for having the highest number of road accident-related deaths. As much as we look forward to the holidays, we should remain vigilant, and the ‘silly season’ isn’t always fun.  The festive season also happens to be when theft and other crimes are on the rise. So in all likelihood, […]

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