Sunday 19 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike
I had intended to post about another pleasant African themed subject tonight, but after reading this, I thought twice. Even as we face turmoil and unrest in our country and our region in general, it seems dwarfed by the problems faced in other parts of the world. And for those in developed, settled countries, I’m sorry, but this may also shock you. May we join in sending our collective thoughts to our friends in SA.
I have been silent in the past two weeks. Why?
I AM ASHAMED OF MY COUNTRY!
Our country’s thugs have started murdering people not born here in a violent spate of Xenophobic attacks.
Our National Sunday Times front page shows the murder of Emmanual Sithole yesterday. A man from Mocambique. What did he do to deserve to die? He was born in another country!!!!!
This shocking state of affairs have cost the lives of 7 people so far. I would not be surprised if the actual figures are much higher.
THE Xenophobia started in Kwazulu Natal with some very unfortunate remarks by the Zulu king and a son of Jacob Zuma. Both these gents now say their words were taken out of context.
Fact of the matter is: South Africans are extremely violent people. With some exceptions to the rule.
And it sickens me to the core…
The violence against…
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