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Community policing forums take a stand and set an example of active citizenship

It is often easy for communities to become victims of their circumstances, but groups of dedicated South Africans across the country can always be found paving the way for active citizenship.

Presenters Africa Melane and Sam Cowen speak with two community policing forums that have rolled up their sleeves and cleaned up their respective areas.

The Parkmore Community Association and the Diepsloot-based Memeza Community Policing Alarm share their respective efforts at reducing crime.

Listen to the full conversation from the Weekend Breakfast with Africa and Sam:

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Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

ANC vets want civil society groups present at the consultative conference, which they want held separately from another meeting.

Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

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There's been an increase in the number of murders in South Africa for a third consecutive year, according to the crime statistics released in Parliament.

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