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Image from: www.hospitalitymarketplace.co.za The South African Breweries (SAB) has reintroduced its successful Tavern Intervention Programme for Men, known as TIP, which, through a series of workshops in taverns across South Africa, aims to drive attitudinal and behavioural change in men identified as perpetrators of social ills, including crime. TIP is a partnership between SAB and...
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NICRO, the National Institute for Crime Prevention and the Reintegration of Offenders, has joined forces with the South African Breweries (SAB) to launch a unique alcohol and road offences initiative to tackle the challenges of drunk driving at a range of levels. The alcohol and road offences initiative, to be piloted in and around Cape...
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South African banks Absa and FNB have introduced biometric identification and verification system at their branches as part of an industry-wide initiative that will allow the country’s banks to conduct online fingerprint verification of its clients. The South African Banking Risk Identification Centre (Sabric) and the Department of Home Affairs entered into a co-operation agreement...
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Jamaica’s deputy commissioner of police, Glenmore Hinds, (left), Head of Crime Line, Yusuf Abramjee and President of Crime Stoppers International, Michael Gordon Gibson at the opening ceremony in Montego Bay Jamaica. The success of South Africa’s anonymous crime tip-off services have once again been showcased on the international stage at the annual conference of Crime...
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A whistle-blowing campaign was launched in Cape Town on Monday with a call to create a culture of exposing corruption. Alison Tilley, head of the Open Democracy Advice Centre, said at the event that there was a desperate need to create a culture of whistle-blowing in South Africa. “Corruption and fraud costs South Africans in...
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Nearly 20,000 drunk drivers have been arrested across South Africa over the past eleven months. From October 2010 to September 2011, 19,780 drunk drivers have been arrested. In the Western Cape alone, almost 50 drivers have been sentenced to jail for drunk driving in the past year. Since 1 October 2010, 664 drivers have been...
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South African justice is going high-tech with a system that will prevent meddling with case files, high court Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann said on Thursday. “With this system, judges will be given an electronic case file the moment a case is opened. The electronic files will be saved in a server and will have certain features...
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The R2.1-million in pledges to the Widows and Orphans Fund for Members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) is nearing its goal, with over R1.8-million in the bank so far. The money has been earmarked to assist the families of police officers who died in the line of duty this year. “I can confirm...
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South Africa’s murder rate dropped by 6.5% to 15,940 murders in 2010/11, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday. “It is perhaps worth mentioning that during the 1994/95 period our murder ratio as a country stood at 27,000,” he said in Pretoria on the release of the annual crime statistics. The figures were drawn from...
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Government departments comprising the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster have declared war on corruption and have started the battle by weeding out corrupt elements within their own ranks. “The Cluster has intensified its efforts to root out corruption within its own departments. As a result, a total of 362 cases were investigated and...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'