The perils of transnational crime to the SADC region

Transnational crime and transnational criminal organisations pose serious and still not fully acknowledged threats to the dignity and safety of individuals, the security and stability of states, and financial and commercial institutions.

There are numerous criminal activities identified within the 11 states that make up the SADC region. Independently these crimes would normally be considered a matter for local authorities and not relevant to the construct of strategic development.

However, these have proved to be serious crimes that transcend to all the SADC states perpetrated by criminal syndicates that respect no sovereign borders of any of these states.

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