Is South Africa safe?
In comparison to many of other countries South Africa is less safe. There is a lot of poverty and a huge difference between the rich and the poor which results in high crime rates. The era of Apartheid and the big diffrences between different racial groups has not made things easier.
However, in the last couple of years the fight against crime has improved, but you have to be careful at all times.Think of it as a visit to New York or Barcelona; you can’t go everywhere and you are aware of your surroundings and behaviour. With the right attitude and being aware you can minimalize the risks. Therefore Khaya will help you to find safe and good accommodation and give you some safety tips to minimize your chances of becoming a victim of crime.