Best ways to stay safe in South Africa?
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!