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Why have South Africans been on a looting rampage? Research offers insights

Police enter a flooded mall that had been ransacked . Photo by Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images Guy Lamb, Stellenbosch University The looting of businesses, shopping centres and warehouses in South Africa over the past week, particularly in the KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces, has taken place at an unprecedented scale. It has affected both poor and middle-class areas. Private as …

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