PLEASE NOTE:

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

 
KevinKing
 
Comments: 6
Article views: 879
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all KevinKing's badges.
 

New year of death in South Africa

18 January 2012, 11:41

We all celebrated the start of 2012, we made our resolutions and we prayed for a better year in general for all South Africans.  A couple of weeks down the line however, things remain the same.

While the entire country has been captivated by the media's excessive coverage of the "Modimolle Monster" case, the usual murder, mutilation, rape and barbaric behaviour has continued.  Here is the start of the new year in South Africa:

Jan 1

·         Teen stabbed to death, mutilated - http://www.ewn.co.za/Story.aspx?Id=80083

·         Girl (19) brutally raped, killed - http://www.carletonvilleherald.com/12192/news-details/wedela-girl-raped-killed

 

Jan 2

·         Farmer shot dead while changing tyre - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Farmer-shot-dead-while-changing-tyre-20120113

 

Jan 3

·         Man dies after mob justice attack - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Man-dies-after-mob-justice-attack-20120105

·         Man killed by community, necklaced - http://www.ewn.co.za/Story.aspx?Id=80083

         

 

Jan 4

·         Modimolle man has wife gangraped, kills son – http://www.ewn.co.za/Story.aspx?Id=80167         

 

Jan 5

·         Teacher stabs girl (3) to death - http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2012/01/09/teacher-stabs-girl-3

·         Woman (86) murdered, breasts removed - http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2012/01/16/my-mother-may-have-been-killed

·         Man kills girlfriend, self - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Your-family-will-cry-suicide-note-reads-20120105

          

Jan 6

·         Mob kills couple accused of witchcraft - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/14-in-court-for-witchcraft-killing-20120113

·         Tenant kills Soweto landlord - http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2012/01/13/tenant-kills-soweto-landlord

·         Pat Joffe, 76, stabbed, left to bleed to death - http://censorbugbear-reports.blogspot.com/2012_01_11_archive.html

·         Man kills wife, self, in front of baby - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Man-kills-wife-self-in-front-of-baby-20120106

·         Woman (81) brutally beaten in retirement home - http://www.beeld.com/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/Rowers-slaan-vrou-81-erg-in-aftreeoord-huis-20120110          

 

Jan 7

·         Man accused of killing wife with pick - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Man-accused-of-killing-wife-with-pick-20120109

·         Centurion woman (87) mutilated, murdered - http://www.rekord.co.za/story.aspx?lan=afr&sid=44593

          

Jan 8

·         Man arrested for killing woman, 2 children (incl 9 month old boy) - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Man-arrested-for-killing-woman-2-children-20120112          

 

Jan 10

·         Mutilated man found on a hill - http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2012/01/12/mutilated-body-of-man-found-on-hill

·         Cops arrest man for raping girl - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Cops-arrest-man-for-raping-girl-20120111

·         Swedish tourists raped on East London beach - http://www.dispatch.co.za/news/article/2675          

 

Jan 12

·         Dad hangs son - http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2012/01/16/dad-hangs-son-4

·         Girl kidnapped from outside church, raped - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Girl-kidnapped-from-outside-church-raped-20120113

         

13

·         Teacher (38) murdered in Eastern Cape - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Eastern-Cape-cops-hunt-teachers-killer-20120116

·         Woman bites off rapists tongue - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Woman-bites-off-rapists-tongue-20110816

          

Jan 14

·         North West farmer killed, family assaulted - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/North-West-farmer-killed-family-assaulted-20120114

·         Two arrested for Eastern Cape killing - http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2012/01/15/two-arrested-for-eastern-cape-killing

 

Jan 15

·         Woman hacked to death by lover - http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2012/01/16/woman-hacked-to-death-by-lover

·         Jeffreys Bay woman clubbed to death by ex - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Jeffreys-Bay-woman-clubbed-to-death-by-ex-20120116

Jan 16

·         Cop shot dead in PE home - http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Cop-shot-dead-in-his-home-in-PE-20120117

This is just a fraction (between 1 - 2%) of what occurs on a daily basis.  Will there ever be any action by those who spends billions on centenaries, Land Rovers, Moet, 5 Star accomodation and other fruitless & wasteful expenditure?

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
6 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
NomfundoMlaba
Dark side of a rainbow nation

As a privileged born free of South Africa, I am deeply agonised to see how much we as the privileged youth don’t appreciate the simple things in life. Read more...

9 comments 245 views
Submitted by
Bolsheviks Partysa
Government's proposed retirement ...

Members to the pension fund should remain in control of the funds and treasury and or government should allow members to withdraw the funds as and when they wish to do so. Read more...

1 comments 23 views
Submitted by
Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
The boat is sinking!!

When one is on a boat, in the middle of the ocean, the primary concern should be staying dry and safe Read more...

7 comments 445 views
Submitted by
czoe
Submitted by
Rools
Miracles

Miracles are easy to think about generally, but very hard to think rationally. Because miracles are supernatural, beyond the rules of nature, they are beyond the rules of reason and logic. Read more...

25 comments 244 views
Submitted by
Mark Liprini
Where are our true leaders?

Our beloved South Africa is on a perilous path at present. A very bleak future is appearing on the horizon. Read more...

15 comments 1266 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2 TV Series for R250

Get 2 TV Series box sets for R250 and save up to R148! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing deals on beauty & fragrances

Save up to 30% off beauty and fragrances. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 50% off hair care products!

Save up to 50% on professional hair care products at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off academic books

Score a mind blowing 30% off academic books! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing deals on electronics!

Save up to 35% on electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop 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.