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Bro, thanks for the comments. I have a section on previous views under the history section -
That sorted, now to the rest.., the odds are stacked against the average law-abiding citizen as far as violent crime goes. That's one of the reasons I moved out of Gauteng. Here by us petty crimes rule, but slowly the main criminals are starting to target us. The people here are not used to, nor attentive to crime and security issues.
Strangely enough, people like Desmond Tutu has already remarked on the situation today compared to the "old" days. This concerns living conditions and service delivery. Even some ANC members have expressed their concern about the slide of things these days.
Even your average black and coloureds are remarking that the old days were better.
Maybe that's why there's such an internal struggle within the ANC today.
Only time will tell how far we'll still slide. People in general are feeling a bit more optimistic with the new ANC structures and appointments, but the Lakota story has us all in turmoil.
Violent crimes have decreased according to statistics, though armed robberies and crimes against women & children have increased.
We've noticed and are accutely aware of the downward slide with electricity and water being the main concerns. Then of course there's the government structure like education, hospitals, police and defense which I think is beyond repair.
On the bright side, Helen Zille (DP) has been voted the best mayor worldwide recently!