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How to keep your home safe this festive season

Crime report

In Gauteng, there are, on average, 921 houses broken into daily. Statistics South Africa’s recent Victims of Crime report has some startling finds. The information comes from the Governance, Public Safety and Justice Survey.

Across South Africa, about 1.3-million homes were broken into affecting almost six-percent of households. Only 48-percent of those affected actually reported the crime to police. South Africa’s housebreaking capital is Gauteng.

Crime report

This festive season some people are going on holiday, while others are staying home. So how best do you ensure the safety of your loved ones and property? eNCA reporter Michael Appel sat down with Vision Tactical’s CEO Yaseen Theba to find out more.

Watch the video above.

In other news – Mpho and Ronnie’s love story melts Twitter’s hearts #OurPerfectWedding

Mpho Chuene (42) and Ronnie Masombuke (46), both from Duduza, first laid eyes on each other when he was buying electricity. Mpho went to the shop with a friend, curious about how one buys electricity. We thought it was something you could touch,” she says. “Only to find they give you a voucher and some numbers to punch in. So these guys greeted us and I told my friend they were greeting her.


She said she didn’t know the guy and he was clearly smiling at me. I ignored him. He said he was greeting me. I asked where he knew me from, and he said he always saw me passing by. Read more

Source: eNCA