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It is a sad part of the historic SA (more so than 2day) and even current South Africa. Crime has and will always be the biggest factor in young people leaving here. Difference between when you left and now is that if you're prepared to pay a bribe or do favours you might just get somewhere (or get away with it - whichever side of the fence you're on).