South Africa’s Security Sector Is In Crisis – Reform Must Start Now

As the dust settles on insurrection, government must acknowledge the urgent need to repurpose a failing security system.

21 Jul 2021 / by Jakkie Cilliers

The attempted insurrection of the past week affirms the extent to which South Africa suffers from debilitating political, social and economic pathologies. With high unemployment, inequality, poverty, xenophobia and racism, the country will face internal security problems for years to come.