SA is an outlier for crime in Southern Africa, with the situation worsened by state-embedded actors who work in cahoots with criminal networks, findings from the Global Organised Crime Index 2023 show.

The study, conducted by the Geneva-based Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime, an international NGO, found that SA is one of only three African countries in the high crime/high resilience category, along with Nigeria and Senegal...

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