One in five SA scholars are victims of school violence

June 13, 2019

The stabbing to death of a 16-year-old Grade 8 pupil at a Johannesburg school has again highlighted the prevalence of violence in South African schools. A study by the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP) has shown that violence is widespread in South African schools. “Most of the violence is in the form of […]

Recognition for extraordinary committment

June 10, 2019

We run a number of social media pages that double up as research tools in that they provide valuable and honest feedback from our communities. This week, we received an unsolicited tribute to one of our security guards, Nkululeko Ngcobo. The message read as follows: “This is Nkululeko Ngcobo. He is a security guard at […]

How to become a security guard in South Africa

June 10, 2019

Security guards are an integral part of any company’s operations. There is always demand for security guards which creates opportunity for employment. How to become a security guard as with any career, the first step is finding out where to study. Security guards need to find trainers that are accredited with Safety and Security SETA […]

Why clean cities thrive

June 7, 2019

Clean cities are good for business and help boost tourism. Choking air pollution, traffic congestion, unprecedented rates of urban population growth and swelling landfills are a growing concern for urban planners globally. Nicholas Stern, Co-Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, said: “Cities can be at the heart of the growth story […]