A struggle is in progress to make South Africa UNGOVERNABLE! Values such as common decency, fairness and respect for Law and Order are being whittled away and considered to not be Politically Correct. In this struggle for the soul of South Africa, drug-lord driven substance dependence, aggression, violence against women and children, corruption and disrespect for authority proliferate - all under the protection of our excellent Democratic Constitution!
It is perturbing to see how all protests, strikes and marches - unlike the 2012 Soccer matches and all current sports matches - are invariably claiming the right to carry "traditional" dangerous weapons. This is a manifestation of anarchy and a spirit of disorder and intimidation of law abiding citizens of the country.
To prevent future massacres, the government officials must boldly and resolutely defend the gains of democracy, ban the possession of any "Traditional, Cultural or Agricultural" implements that would not be allowed into a stadium at a match, promote fariness, decency and unapologetically do whatever it takes to promote Law and Order in South Africa.
It is a crass demand made by some quarters that the government must apologise for doing what they know needs to be done to restore Law and Order! Look at what is reported here, "The defence minister has apologised to angry workers at the Marikana mine and begged of them "may you find forgiveness in your hearts", as they started shaking bags of bullet casings at her in protest.
Regret the unfortunate loss of life; in any struggle there are casualties, but there is no need to apologise for ensuring a safe and harmonious environment for effecting "A Better Life for All!"