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    Durban protests spiralling out of control?

    Absolute chaos in my neck of the woods today.

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    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    Protest action:- Please be aware that all the informal settlements in Effingham, Avoca, Seacowlake and Kenville are protesting , throwing stones at cars and blocking roads. SAPS is aware of this and are taking appropriate action
    from Greenwood Park SAPS CPF on Facebook

    Also - Municipal strike action is affecting the Durban City Centre, and there are reports of xenophobic attacks going down in the Isipingo area.

    I never thought I'd be considering doing this ever again, but perhaps time to take out SASRIA cover?
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    Just 200m up the road from my office -

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    Wow that is hectic, plus these protests do spread sometimes so this is worrying.
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    there has to come a time where violence
    must be considered as attacks and not
    be protected as "acting out" or getting
    "the word out" how many people must
    get hurt before it becomes criminal

    this is not peaceful assembly

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    It may be that we have reached a point of restless supporters of the current government, who only know of destruction as a means to change, instead of using the ballot box.
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    It turned into a feeding frenzy. Smash and crab as the fools sit in their cars and wait patiently for it to end. People watch as others are robbed right in front of them. There is no longer Buffel and Casper loads of SADF or UN peace keepers coming to save the day. Wake up people this is the reality of living in Africa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ians View Post
    It turned into a feeding frenzy. Smash and crab as the fools sit in their cars and wait patiently for it to end. People watch as others are robbed right in front of them. There is no longer Buffel and Casper loads of SADF or UN peace keepers coming to save the day. Wake up people this is the reality of living in Africa.
    and one of the many reasons why
    i am going away hopefully next
    year

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    There seems little doubt our problems are escalating rather than going away
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    What about the Xenophobia. Who is stoking the fire? Why is there a country wide protest against "foreign" statues and immigrants?
    I have seen some horrific photos and videos of people being hacked to death and children tied to burning tyres in the past few days.
    This barbarism and anarchy is being instigated by people with a political motive. Has Bob's visit anything to do with what is happening now?
    Why are the so-called leaders of our country not taking decisive action?
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