Rapule Tabane | SA unrest: It will happen again

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The message sent by our security forces to the looters and to looters in future is that this can be done. Photo: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images
The message sent by our security forces to the looters and to looters in future is that this can be done. Photo: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images

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Looking at all the factors, including how long the rampage went on without being stopped, the various reasons that caused the violence outbreak in the first place and the weak government in charge, nothing inspires confidence that as a country we have learnt our lessons and broken the back of what made the chaos possible.

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