Why is South Africa such a violent society

From Africa is a Country Fri Feb 15 2013, 12:00:42

Post by Palesa Mazamisa The heinous brutal rape and subsequent slaughtering of Anene Booysen in South Africa's Western Cape province has brought into the open, once again, the miry underbelly of our rainbow nation. At the heart of violence that Anene was subjected to, lies a bigger issue that South Africans wilfully shunt and ignore. This issue [...]

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