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, […]

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 […]

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