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Guy Lamb

Guy Lamb

Director, Safety and Violence Initiaitive, University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town
Dr Guy Lamb is the Director of Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Guy is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Government’s Community Safety Improvement Partnership, and is also an advisor to the South African Cities Network’s Urban Safety Reference Group. Prior to joining UCT he was a Senior Research Fellow and Programme Head at the Institute for Security Studies. He has undertaken research and published on arms control, violence reduction, urban safety and peace building issues in Africa for more than 20 years. He has served on the UN Security Council Panel of Experts on Liberia and was a member of the UN’s small arms control standards expert reference group.

Gun control in South Africa: tightening the law, and more

Aug 22, 2021 01:36 am UTC| Politics

Statistics produced by the police and mortuary surveillance systems in South Africa have consistently shown that firearms are the most commonly used weapons to commit murder and other violent crimes, such as carjacking and...

How to turn the tide against South Africa's crime wave

Feb 25, 2020 13:08 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

In February last year South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that his government would pursue five fundamental goals over the next decade. One of these was particularly bold, namely that violent crime would...

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