Distracted by the pandemic, we forget the ever-present contagion of brutal crime

27 June 2021 - 00:00 By barney mthombothi

As Covid-19 continues to scythe through the country with a ferocious intensity, an epidemic that is often forgotten or taken for granted is doing almost as much damage. Unlike the pandemic, though, it doesn't dip, nor does it come in waves; it only rises. Crime has been so endemic it's become embedded in our soul. Unfortunately we've almost learnt to live with it...

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