PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Irukandji
 
Comments: 4
Article views: 692
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all Irukandji's badges.
 

I despise these animal lovers

27 April 2012, 08:37

Contrary to what you might think, the vast majority of South Africans are not animal lovers – in the normal sense, that is. Horror stories from the newspapers, and a visit to your local SPCA, can confirm this fact.

A government upliftment project, near Piet Retief in Mpumalanga, has (predictably) failed when 3000 chickens had to be killed by the SPCA after they were left to starve to death. The SPCA's farm unit inspector said the chickens had started cannibalising each other, and it was the "worst example of cruelty" he had seen in his career.

Ghandi said, "The greatness of a nation, and its moral progress, can be judged by the way its animals are treated." In this country “greatness and moral progress” are foreign concepts. Rape has become a national pastime – not even animals are safe. How on earth do you explain the high incidence of bestiality?

Everyone knows the jokes about Australia; where men are men and sheep are nervous. But here in South Africa – sheep, goats, dogs, donkeys, cows, in fact – all our animals are nervous of being sexually abused. (If animals had cell phones and wallets, they would be robbed and murdered, as well. But that’s another story.)

At 4am on Sunday morning, on a farm near Phalaborwa, the farmer woke up because of the racket his sheep were making. (They were singing “Four legs good, two legs bad,” I kid you not!”) A naked man was found among the sheep. His explanation was that he took off his clothes in order to camouflage himself from thugs who were chasing him.

So, taking off one’s clothes makes you look like a sheep?

Some six months ago, a man appeared in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate’s Court for raping his goat. His wife called the cops when she found him in a compromising position with the animal. He was arrested. I’ll bet that got his goat!

Recently there have been the cases of a Transkei man sentenced to 12 months in jail for having sex with a sheep; Grahamstown youths “gang raping” a dog; a Free State farm worker – who was spotted by passing motorists – standing on a dunghill having intercourse with a cow.

A Katlehong man was arrested for having sex with the family dog that had been in their care for three years. It is not known what breed the dog was. The man’s sister witnessed the incident and told her parents. The parents called the cops. It is not known what breed the man was. He was arrested and charged with bestiality.

No story is complete without something from our neighbouring country, the Ruins of Zimbabwe:

A man from Zim was arrested in the town of Zvishavane – for having sex with a donkey. This happened after witnesses saw him doing the dastardly deed one Sunday morning. He told a court that he hired a prostitute at a bar on Saturday night. During the night she transformed herself into a donkey, and that he was now “seriously” in love with the donkey.

Sounds like a plausible explanation, right?

Meanwhile, back in the old rape capital of the world, Zumania, we have another animal love story:

A former police captain, Richard Stevens Makhene, who was filmed taking R100 and a live sheep as a bribe, has been sentenced to five years in jail by the Pretoria North Magistrate’s Court. Our corrupt cops have been accepting money, as bribes, for a long time. But this poor sheep! *Num-num?

Who knows?

As a matter of interest:

Bestiality is a common law offence in South Africa, meaning that like murder, there is no specific legislation against it.

A handful of countries in the world have no laws against bestiality, the most regularly cited being Sweden, which legalised the practice in 1944 along with homosexuality.

Copulating with a female alpaca is still specifically against the law in Peru.

*Indulging in free sex with a prostitute is called “num-num,” in police circles.

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Christelle Delport
Transcendence

I recently watched the movie, Transcendence, and I once again realized how far people will go to deny or destroy that what they don’t understand. Read more...

1 comments 66 views
Submitted by
Nunu
Ban Hunting Now!

This is far too emotional an issue, it should be dealt with realistically. There are risks to conservation if hunting is banned ... like it or not. Read more...

3 comments 609 views
Submitted by
Brian Faul
The reality of a failed state

Hook line and sinker. That about sums it up for South Africa. We have been caught by the oldest trick in the book.  Read more...

2 comments 67 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2DAYS ONLY – 30% off Appliances

Coffee makers, blenders, fans, juicers and more. T&Cs apply. Shop now!

2 DAYS ONLY – 40% off books

Get 40% off when you buy 2 books. For two days only! T&Cs apply. Buy now!

Up to 50% off on outdoor gear

Save on chairs, blankets, cooler bags, umbrellas and more. Shop now!

Save on Samsung

Cameras, mobile phones, TVs, Tablets and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Grand Theft Auto 5

Now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC from R649. Buy now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2014 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.