Carjacking has a significant impact on an outsider’s perspective of South Africa from tourism and investment points of view. It has also become one of the most discussed crimes in the media and is one of the most feared.
Craig Schwabe is a geospatial specialist and focuses on the development of geospatial information for South Africa and Africa. As a member of the GIS Centre of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) he assisted the South African Police Service (SAPS) in mapping its police station boundaries for the first time. As part of the AfricaScope team he has developed demographic and income data for South Africa and countries across Africa.