According to the National Hijacking Prevention Academy (NHPA), anti-theft technology is making it harder for criminals to steal locked vehicles, resulting in an increase in hijackings.
You would probably be delighted to receive a telephone call to say that your missing property – for example, your vehicle or livestock – has been found by the police. But imagine being told that a specified amount of money is required to be paid for the property to be safely returned to you.
South Africa has one of the highest road accident rates in the world, with around 25% of accidents caused by cellphone use while driving, even though regulation 308A of the South African National Road Traffic Act states that no driver may use a hand-held communication device while driving, (even while stationary).
National Health Insurance (NHI) has been long in the making. A new iteration of the policy has been released every few years for the past eight years, culminating in the NHI Bill tabled in Parliament two weeks ago.