The “male stubborn and chauvinistic attitude” accounted for 78.4% of traffic deaths in the first 19 days of December 2016, South Africa’s minister of transport claimed. How did she determine that? Researched by Gopolang Makou
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- The week that was: Kenyan MP salaries, SA asylum numbers & driver chauvinism
- South Africa does not have 1 million asylum seekers waiting to be processed
- ‘No indication’ SA thieves are marking houses with dogs to snatch
- No, a child is not reported missing every 5 hours in SA
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