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A persistent threat: trends in South Africa’s kidnap-for-ransom and extortion landscape

A persistent threat: trends in South Africa’s kidnap-for-ransom and extortion landscape


Kidnap and extortion have long been a feature of South Africa's challenging criminal environment. Some recent high-profile kidnap cases have pushed the issue up the corporate security agenda. In this podcast, Control Risks special risks analyst, Sebastian Boe discussses the current state of play.hat are the drivers that will define what ‘good’ looks like? What are companies already doing? And what are some of the practical considerations for integrating ESG into your third party risk diligence programme?

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