What are some tricks for keeping belongings safe in South Africa?
Or any advice on how to look after yourself in the cities?
The best tips are always the common sense basics you can apply anywhere. Preperation, preparedness and awareness. Have a look here for some more detailed safety tips. bemusedbackpacker.com/travel-tips/tra...
Generally most people who visit SA return without incident, but any risk can be minimized using the Rough Guides advice on this South Africa specific page:
I hope these help and your trip goes fantastically!