For a long time, South Africa has been synonymous with violent crime. But levels have now reached a 20-year high, from murders to car hijackings and cash-in-transit van robberies.
With an election coming up this year, there is little evidence the government has got a grip on the situation, with many people relying on private security instead of police.
Reporter: Daniel De Simone
Producer: Ed Habershon
Filmed: Christian Parkinson
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Publish date : 2024-01-19 16:13:15