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This according to the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) Global Peace Index, which pegs the total cost of violence to the global economy at 11.3% (US$9.8 trillion) of the global GDP.

Of the 162 countries covered by the index,South Africa is ranked at 122nd, in the “medium state of peace” range due to its ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ mentality among some sections of society, among other factors.

Available at: http://businesstech.co.za/news/international/60785/south-africa-slips-down-global-peace-index/ 

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