Desensitised to crime: South Africans need to remain vigilant

Desensitised to crime: South Africans need to remain vigilant

In the last three months of 2021, South Africa’s murder rate increased by 8.9%, attempted murder rose by 3.5%, carjacking by 13.8%, and femicide by 4.2% compared to the same period of the previous year. As chilling as these statistics, presented to Parliament in...
Fighting on the Front Lines Against Gender-Based Violence in SA: Secura and AURA Team Up With SBCWC "We are gearing some of the funding towards hiring top talent to head up each new region while growing teams in established regions – especially our tech team."

Fighting on the Front Lines Against Gender-Based Violence in SA: Secura and AURA Team Up With SBCWC

"We are gearing some of the funding towards hiring top talent to head up each new region while growing teams in established regions – especially our tech team."

TL;DR: Crime statistics indicate a 311.1% increase in attempted murder cases in Manenberg and other severe violence rates against women in the area In partnership with the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children (SBCWC) in Manenberg, Secura and AURA have...
How to help a neighbour you suspect may be a victim of domestic violence With South Africa having one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world, the unfortunate reality is that many of us may have witnessed or will likely witness it in our lifetime. Despite its prevalence in our society, many people feel hesitant or fearful to intervene when we know or suspect someone is experiencing domestic violence.

How to help a neighbour you suspect may be a victim of domestic violence

With South Africa having one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world, the unfortunate reality is that many of us may have witnessed or will likely witness it in our lifetime. Despite its prevalence in our society, many people feel hesitant or fearful to intervene when we know or suspect someone is experiencing domestic violence.

This sad reality was showcased in a 2010 video experiment conducted by People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA). In the video, a man plays the drums from a house within a Johannesburg complex. Multiple neighbours can be seen knocking on his door and asking him to be...
AURA, SA’s Emergency Marketplace, Secures R62 Million Series A Funding Deal "We are gearing some of the funding towards hiring top talent to head up each new region while growing teams in established regions – especially our tech team."

AURA, SA’s Emergency Marketplace, Secures R62 Million Series A Funding Deal

"We are gearing some of the funding towards hiring top talent to head up each new region while growing teams in established regions – especially our tech team."

AURA, the African-based security and medical response marketplace, has secured R62 million in a Series A funding round, which was led by MultiChoice Group (MCG), KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments. This positions AURA favourably for its global expansion plans. AURA...