Protecting women on campuses is a priority

August 25, 2020

The University of the Witwatersrand and the country at large, mourn the death of Asithandile “Kwasa” Zozo, a 20-year-old student who was stabbed to death on August 17 by a man alleged to be her partner. Her crime? She refused to commit to a relationship with him. In August 2019, South Africans took to the […]

Hostage-taking, hijacking a ­disturbing trend

August 10, 2020

Hijacking is taking place any time of the day and on any day of the week, while hostage-taking has become a disturbing trend. These were two of the shifts in crime noted in vehicle crime statistics in the latest Tracker Vehicle Crime Index, released by the vehicle tracking company this week. Previous hijacking trends indicated […]

Crimes in churches a new low for SA

August 9, 2020

Perception, as the saying goes, is reality. And often that is based on the worst possible lived experiences of people. The good is often not remembered at quite the same degree as that which had rubbed people the wrong way. This country, rightly or otherwise, has often been named as the crime capital of the […]

This is how convicted criminals planned house burglaries

August 9, 2020

In his book, Home Invasion: Robbers disclose what you should know, Prof Rudolph Zinn gives inside info about how convicted perpetrators planned and executed house burglaries. Zinn is a senior lecturer in forensic and crime investigation at Unisa. This is what you need to know: Profiling perpetrators Thirty research subjects who were interviewed during Zinn’s research conformed to […]

The bottom line is employee wellness

August 3, 2020

Workplace wellness is a significant contributor to healthy profits and this year has highlighted the importance of employee wellness as an indicator of business health.  Employee wellness programs have become a staple in many companies as a way to attract top talent, keep them happy and productive, and decrease employee turnover. In fact, 80% of employees at […]