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South Africa: 49 Murders a Day

In what some politicians have described as a “war zone,” the murder rate in South Africa has risen to 49 every day—averaging out at 2 every hour, statistics released by the police in that country have revealed.

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According to the report “Crime Statistic of Republic of South Africa” issued by the South African Police Service (SAPS), 17,805 people were killed in the 12 months between April 2014 and March 2015.

This reflects an increase of 4.6 percent over the previous year, when 17,023 murders took place.

The province of Gauteng, which includes the world-known cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, registered the highest percentage increase in the murder rate, some 10.4 percent. In 2014/2015, 3,671 people were murdered in that province, up by 346 murders from the 2013/2014 period.

The eastern seaboard province of KwaZulu-Natal registered the highest number of murders with a total of 3,810. That province has registered the highest number of murders per annum for the last ten years.

“17,805 is a number I would expect from a country at war,” said Dianne Kohler Barnard, shadow police minister of the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance.

Armed robberies, carjacking, and burglaries also increased, showing the country “lacks clear strategies to reverse this dangerous trend,” Gareth Newham, of the Institute for Security Studies thinktank, told media.

“That robberies have increased raises questions about the extent to which police resources are being effectively used. With some of the best technology in the world, and more than 194,000 personnel, the South African police service should be better able to reduce crimes such as robbery.”

More than 50,000 sexual offences were reported to South African police last year, but the number of sexual victims willing to report these crimes has dropped by 21 percent from 2011 to 2014, according to a survey carried out by Statistics South Africa.

This is largely due to increasing levels of corruption and mistrust in the authorities, a phenomena which is common to many Third World countries.

5 Comments

  1. The whites in South Africa refuse too interbreed with them, so they are killing us off, unlike in Europe the whites there are still blind to the facts, and still welcome the invaders, once they “wake up” they too will be killed off. We are doomed as a race, if we do not realize what is playing out before our very eyes !!……..

     
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  2. The old adage “None so blind as those who will not see ”
    Never were truer words spoken.
    However, not all in Europe “welcome” the hideous portent rolling out on its relentless way courtesy of Merkel and her cohorts. .

    PLEASE Google : video – “With Open Gates” – the collective suicide of Europe.
    Spread the word as widely and quickly as you can so that as many people as possible see it and are made aware of what politicians have in store for us in the future.
    The video is taken down every time it`s put online to ensure we`re all kept in a state of oblivion. Thankfully others help put it back online again.

     
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  3. Murder statistics in South Africa are quoted at closer to 85 per day by the CIA. Unemployment officially stated at around 20% when it is actually closer to 45%, HIV infection is around 35%.

    Not much hope for the future. Population growth is probably around 4% taking immigration. Into account. Real economic growth rate probably around 1.5%.

     
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  4. No law and order to keep criminals in line as too many of police officers and brass are criminals themselves. They only target middle or low income families as they’re too scared of the unemployed criminals.

     
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