PLEASE NOTE:

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

 
R3ndi3r
 
Comments: 14
Article views: 1405
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all R3ndi3r's badges.
 

This article has been selected as an Editor’s Choice report. Articles are selected based on quality of writing, audience response, newsworthiness and originality, and is at the discretion of the MyNews24 editors.

"Why don't you move out of that "S**T" hole?"

13 March 2012, 11:34

"Why don't you move out of that "SHIT" hole?"

I can’t recall how many times I have heard those words uttered over the last 10 years when talking on social media sites about South Africa. It always amazes me on how ignorant some people are when they say that. They seem to think none of us have families or jobs or the fact that this is all we know. I would like to request the following the next time you want to tell me to leave this “Shit” hole.

  1. Will you provide me with between R15000 to R20000 to fly out of this “shit” hole? While you at it please pay for my mother, father and brother to come with as obviously I won’t leave my family behind to suffer whilst I’m living the high life in a first world country. Obviously I don’t have the cash otherwise I would have been out of here long ago.
  2. Please find all of the jobs that pay the same if not more over there than what we currently have in South Africa.
  3. Please provide us with accommodation, if possible the same that we are use to in South Africa where most properties are very spacious and have big yards to braai in.

For an average size family the above will roughly cost R64000 in flights. To find accommodation for a family will probably cost R5000 to R6000 a month. Above that you will need a month or two to find a job that pays half from the one you had in South Africa. All your friends and everything you know are left behind in your old country. As an adult how do you move away from everything you know? Friends and family are affected as well as you won’t see them ever again?

The next time you want to say something stupid like “MOVE OUT OF THAT SHIT HOLE” maybe consider that there are reasons it hasn’t been done till you amazingly came up with the concept. If you are willing to pay for everything stated above, then please be sure to say it straight after you tell me to get out of this “shit” hole so I can thank you for your words of wisdom as well as your very charitable donation.

Maybe I complain a lot and maybe this isn't the best place to live in the world but with that being said it's the only place I know and I love my country. South Africa is a majestic and beautiful place with some severe 3rd World Problems. I just hope one day that it will get resolved and become a place where the good outweigh the bad.

Regards

Someone living in a “Shit” Hole

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
14 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Terrylin Backpackers
The cheque is in the post

"I hear you are in bond collections. What are the latest excuses people are coming up with these days? I've run out of ideas." Read more...

5 comments 1572 views
Submitted by
Meta
News in the digital age

How do you think that spreading your hate/bigotry and or intolerance helps anybody? Read more...

13 comments 1024 views
Submitted by
Brian Faul
How and why a Dictator is born

One needs to remember looking back in history these hard times is when a dictator is more likely to get born. It is during these hard times that a dictator gets voted into power. Read more...

10 comments 1867 views
Submitted by
Prenisha Naidoo
I will be proactive...

This letter is in response to articles on the death of baby Jamie Naidoo, We have the tendency to be reactive…we wait for something to happen, then suddenly we care, writes a News24 User. Read more...

2 comments 447 views
Submitted by
woadstress
Celebration

Make a list of at least ten things that you can celebrate, and write two or three reasons why you can celebrate those things or events. Read more...

1 comments 160 views
Submitted by
Eric de Castro
Last squeak of the year

 Read more...

13 comments 240 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.