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How violent is South Africa? In 45 seconds

The fatal shooting of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa by suspected burglars has once again highlighted South Africa's violent crime rates.

Just how dangerous is the country? And how does it compare with the rest of the world? BBC News outlines some of the key figures involved - in 45 seconds.

Video produced by Paul Harris and Thomas Poole

  • 28 Oct 2014
  • From the section Africa
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