Having an intelligence service that is not fit for purpose means the country is vulnerable to security threats from within and outside the country.
South Africans are actively challenging the criminalisation of the state. Many of the revelations about fraud, corruption and nepotism come from principled whistle-blowers within the state.
Organised crime gangs appear to have realised that committing fewer murders enables them to fly under the radar more easily.
The mafia boss is the last known face of the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate. But his capture represents the end of an era, not the end of the mafia in Sicily.
In contrast to their depiction in most mafia films, women are an integral part of these groups with their own criminal knowledge and capacity for violence
South Africa has long been seen as deficient in dealing with terrorism financing.
Universities and students need to be aware of the prevalence of organised drug dealing on campuses.
Violence affects entire communities, even law-abiding residents.
The hybrid nature of threats to South Africa’s energy infrastructure can only be solved by an integrated solution, including severe sanctions that should include fines and imprisonment.
A flurry of recent reporting on the ‘ndrangheta may give the impression their activity in Australia is relatively new. In truth, the ‘ndrangheta has been in Australian society for a century.
Considered one of the greatest films of all time, Francis Ford Coppola’s sweeping epic is back on the big screen for its big birthday.
Gangs are using coercive control tactics to recruit young women into criminal activity.
Some areas of Merseyside have more children at risk from gangs than in London. So why isn’t it studied more?
Outlaw motorcycle gangs have been the prime target in Australia’s fight against organised crime in recent years. But the idea all members of bikie gangs are criminals is incorrect.
The haul from Operation Ironside is impressive. But it has also shown how Australia has become a destination of choice for transnational organised crime groups.
The royal commission needs to report back by August. This is an ambitious timeline.
Children going missing from the same institutions without investigation and loopholes in criminal security checks for people looking after vulnerable children – issues that need urgent attention.
A new study provides insights into the shadowy world of criminal enforcement in Britain.
Coronavirus is serving Latin American organised crime well.
Coup risk in Guinea-Bissau is likely to decline, but changing leadership presents its own risks.