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Potential of young offenders unlocked

Soft-Machine---thumbThe Message Entrepreneurship Programme is helping young men in and out of prison build a better life for themselves and those around them.

Death penalty declines in Africa

Most countries in Africa have either abolished the death penalty, or are on the way to doing so. But a handful of countries has led the number of "state-sanctioned killings" to rise, according to Amnesty International. Nigeria, Somalia and Sudan accounted for more than 90% of these in 2013.

Dogs unleashed on metal thieves

Cable theft costs the city of Cape Town millions of rands each year, prompting it to set up its metal theft unit – the Copperheads. Now they’ve been joined by a K-9 crew to bite down on metal thieves.
Special anti-poaching weapon for SA

Forensics to boost conviction rate

The backlog of criminal trials dependent on forensic evidence is set to be reduced in the Western Cape with the opening of a new state-of-the-art forensic science laboratory.
Drive to make all cops tops

SA police 'ready for 2010'

Bad year for criminals in South Africa

It was happy hunting for the police during the 2010/11 financial year, with detectives tracking down and arresting 49 of South Africa's 50 most wanted criminals.
Special courts key to World Cup success

Special courts key to World Cup success

One of the great successes of the 2010 World Cup - and there have been many - is how the special courts set up for the tournament have succeeded in dealing with the criminal activity that is part-and-parcel of hosting an event of this magnitude.
SA to target organised crime

SA to target organised crime

While organised crime makes up a small percentage of total criminal activity in South Africa, it still wreaks havoc on society and is therefore being paid special attention by the government, says Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula.


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