Slice of life: Hijacked, but it felt like a movie

Tebogo Tshwane

'I realised I needed to keep quiet because, if I didn’t, I was going to die'

Vigilantism is flourishing in Nigeria— with official support

Leighann Spencer

Inefficient policing in Nigeria has forced many communities to rely on vigilante groups for security— sometimes with support from authorities

Feel unsafe? There's an app for that

Kate Hodal

With crime rates high and no efficient emergency number available, an app developed by a student aims to make people in Kenya feel safer.

Innovative key ring raises the alarm about safety


The Memeza Women Empowerment Project has developed a dual personal safety and household alarm for women and children living in townships.

Retailers roped in to help ensure factory worker safety

Sarah Butler

Evidence shows that workers in Pakistan and China face greater workplace risks than those in Bangladesh.