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Crime and job­less­ness

In the ar­ti­cle ‘Tackle job­less­ness, tackle crime’, on page 11 of Fri­day 1 Sep­tem­ber edi­tion of Gro­cott’s Mail, it was stated that given the cur­rent un­em­ploy­ment rate of 27.7%, the over­all crime rate may in­crease by 2.9%. How­ever, af­ter fur­ther com­mu­ni­ca­tion with se­nior Eco­nom­ics lec­turer at the Univer­sity of Wit­wa­ter­srand Pro­fes­sor Pru­dence Magejo, we found that a per­cent­age point in­crease in the un­em­ploy­ment rate may cause 2.9% in­crease in over­all crime.

Sewage hell

In the ar­ti­cle ‘Night of hell as sewage floods fam­ily home’, page 13 of Fri­day 1 Sep­tem­ber edi­tion of Gro­cott’s Mail, is was stated that A 70-year-old woman is un­der­go­ing TB treat­ment. In fact, it is Ayanda, Jawa’s brother, who is un­der­go­ing TB treat­ment.

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