This is the murder rate in South Africa, broken down by province. Our Western Cape remains troubled, one of the most dangerous in our country. The image below is provided by the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) in their 2017 Quality of Life report.'Click here to read full article...'
Thoughts on Murder: Other people can blog about the sadness and outrage generated by the murder of 20-year-old Birna Brjansdottir in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. For me, the remarkable point is the difference between living in a first world country like that, where the government is held accountable to its citizens, versus living in South Africa with our daily horror shows. The population of Iceland may be small but it would be like adding George, Plettenberg Bay and Knysna together, a comparison i make because the latter is my home area. Birna Brjansdottir’s murder was only the second in … ‘Click here to read full article…’