Motorists and pedestrians making their way around SA’s biggest city will soon be monitored 24/7, with no way of opting out. Thousands of CCTV cameras will capture every movement.

This is the future, says Vumacam, a subsidiary of internet fibre giant Vumatel and the company responsible for the rollout. And it’s necessary, it says, if Joburg is to shed its image as one of the more dangerous cities in Africa.

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