3 Reasons Why South Africa Is Seen As Dangerous

South Africa, located on the southern tip of the African continent, is full of majestic wild animals and amazing natural scenery. On safari you may be lucky enough to see the big five animals: the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and cape buffalo.

One thing that visitors may be wary of, is South Africa’s unfortunate reputation for being a violent and dangerous country.

South Africa has a notably high rate of murders, assaults, rapes and other violent crimes, compared to most countries.

We examine some of the reasons why.


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