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What to Look for in South Africa's Troubling Crime Statistics
South Africa releases crime statistics once a year. Politicians interpret them according to their particular agendas. Here's a guide to what to look for and how to make sense of the trends.
Book Launch: A Citizen’s Guide to Crime Trends in South Africa
South Africans care a lot about crime, but much of what we think we know might not be correct. Anine and Mark's new book aims to guide South Africans through crime trends and statistics.
Soweto Uprising: Four decades on South Africa still struggles with violent policing
It is exactly forty years since the Soweto uprising in June 1976 where the South African police met the students with brutal force. How much has changed in terms of policing? Dr. Andrew Faull responds.
Race and crime/Crime and race, in an unequal, transitional context
Dr. Sarah Henkeman recently presented at the HSRC's Racism Dialogue. In this article, she shares some of her insights on the issue of 'race and crime'.
Development Responses for Organised Crime: A planning and programming framework
Development actors are increasingly both recognising the need and being called upon to respond to the challenges of organised crime and its impact. But there remains a significant lacuna on what the implications are for how development programming...
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

- Anine Kriegler & Mark Shaw

South Africa releases crime statistics once a year. Politicians interpret them according to their particular agendas. Here's a guide to what to look for and how to make sense of the trends.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 09:30

- Mafaro Kasipo

The main criticism levelled at the body that oversees the work of South Africa's elite police unit, the Hawks, is that it lacks the power to initiate investigations, making it ineffective.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 08:30

- Mafaro Kasipo

PhD Candidate, Mafaro Kasipo, discusses why we need to revisit what we think corruption looks like before we can develop effective strategies to combat corruption. 

 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 13:30

- Matthew Skade & Anine Kriegler

The South African Cities Network (SACN) is an established network of South African cities and partners that encourages the exchange of information, experience and best practices on urban development and city management. Get to know more about the Centre's work with the SACN. 

 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 21:30

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