South Africa Gang Violence Shuts Cape Town Schools

BBC News, August 15, 2013

A surge in gang violence has prompted education officials in South Africa’s Western Cape Province to close 16 schools for two days.

At least 50 people are reported to have been wounded or killed after being shot in areas of Cape Town’s Manenberg suburb in recent weeks.

Provincial Premier Helen Zille has asked the national government to send in the army to help overwhelmed police.

A caretaker at one of the schools died after being shot a number of weeks ago.

A stray bullet from gang violence hit a primary school at about that time as well.

The decision to close the schools was made after teachers said they fear for their safety, Western Cape Province Education Ministry spokeswoman Bronagh Casey told the Associated Press news agency.

Aysha Ismail, mother of one of the victims, called for a greater police presence in Manenberg, to try to bring down the levels of violence.

Ms Ismail said her son was shot in an area where children play every day. Fellow members said he was a part of the gang called the Americans.

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  • Spartacus

    “Fellow members said he was a part of the gang called the Americans.”

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    If the groids had half a milligram of creativity, they would’ve called themselves Obama’s Sons .

  • Oil Can Harry

    In South Africa they ask for for the army to be sent in to stop black crime.

    In the US they request the National Guard.

    • David Ashton

      How often do they request the National Guard?

      • Oil Can Harry

        The Guard was sent in to quell black riots in the 60s as well as the ’92 LA riots.

        Recently black residents of Detroit and other cities destroyed by blacks have requested the Guard come in and police their hoods. Fortunately, that hasn’t happened.

        • Jesse James

          Don’t forget the chaos of the Katrina aftermath in black New Orleans.

        • watling

          Some years ago looting by blacks in Norfolk, Virginia made the news here in the UK. It might have been in the wake of hurricane Isabel in 2003 but I’m not sure.

          Anyway, the Virginia National Guard was called out to deal with the looters.

    • Jesse_from_Sweden

      Which has a lot to do with the fact that the US National Guard is kind of a unique organization that doesn’t have any equivalent in any other country.

  • Triarius

    The media could honestly use this story as a template, then replace the name of the city and gangs to fit the issue, like mad libs. Detroit, Memphis, Atlanta, New Orleans, Malmo, South London, etc.

    “A surge in gang violence has prompted education officials in South Chicago’s Wright School District to close 16 schools for two days.”

    “Ms Laqueesha ObamaPhone-EBT said her son was shot in an area where children play every day. Fellow members said he was a part of the gang called the Black Gorillas (real gang name, btw).”

    See?

    Gee I wonder why no matter where blacks are from or where they go they act the exact same way in large groups?

    • Conrad

      It must be racism.

      • libertarian1234

        Either that or slavery two hundred years ago. LOL!

  • bigone4u

    The Africans brought it on themselves. Thus, I do not care what they do to each other, motivated by their feral natures,and primitive reptilian brains. I do care about the whites who have to endure living amonst such creatures.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    Ms Ismail said her son was shot in an area where children play every day. Fellow members said he was a part of the gang called the Americans.
    ——–
    You know, I was just thinking, right before I read that…

    Not that they ever need encouragement to act naturally for them, but I wonder how inspired they must be by American bangers having so much fun in black prezzy-land.

    I know this beast well.

  • So CAL Snowman

    This is what the lefties call “progress” because hey at least the evil White man isn’t in charge.

  • Bantu_Education

    These gangs are almost wholly comprised of “Cape coloureds” who are native to the Western part of South Africa unlike the Bantu who are mostly recent interlopers. The term is very misleading because there are many degrees of “coloureds” – it is assumed by outsiders and even many white S.Africans that they are mixed white and black, but in fact these are a minority. The most successful “coloureds” are descended from “Malays” brought in during the Dutch period. But the more volatile and troublesome ones tend to be descendants of Hottentots (Khoisan) and Bantu. In many ways their society is even more dysfunctional and violent than that of the pure Bantus, especially when it comes to drug dependence.

    • Bantu_Education

      I should put in a good word for the “coloureds” since most of them reject the black cANCer party and vote for the opposition Democratic Alliance, as a result of which the W.Cape is only one of 9 provinces not in the clutches of the cANCer and is by far the best governed province and the safest one for whites. However, if the W.Cape were ever to secede (as it should do) Coloureds would have most of the political power. Not an attractive thought but certainly better than cANCer.

  • libertarian1234

    “A surge in gang violence has prompted education officials in South Africa’s Western Cape Province to close 16 schools for two days.”

    If it keeps up they’ll be as violent and crime-ridden as Chicago, Detroit, E. St. Louis, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Houston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Camden, Newark, New Orleans, Gary, Cincinnati, etc.

    I wonder if they’re blaming out-of-control black violence on slavery or not enough money for the schools? Or maybe it’s the teachers’ fault.

    Or maybe they’re not getting a proper diet. Or how about they don’t like school, because they can’t understand the subjects being taught? If they improve their environment, will the “Flynn effect” kick in and everybody will magically turn into a rocket scientist?

    Or maybe they need some incredible talent who will offer some really bad poetry, call it art, then proceed to encourage killing all the honkies and offing all the pigs.

    Just like here. You can take the boy out of the jungle but…………………………………….

    • Skip Wellington

      I’ll take, “White Privilege” for 100, Alex.

    • Fredrik_H

      Pay no mind to the endless everyday black-on-black or black-on-white killings. Remember Sharpeville!

  • White Mom in WDC

    Not unlike a day in DC Public Schools or in Philly or B-more. You can take the groid out of the ghetto but you can’t take ghetto out of the groid.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    They once sent us in the building to look for a bomb! They do not give a rip for teachers in education.

    Another time I had the audacity to take a “blood’s” stupid red cap. He started hitting my hand, enough to make it swell up, and I gave it to him, told him to leave my class (for which I was admonished by the empty black suit which served as principal). I should have filed a charge with the resource officers (who though black, seemed to take great joy arresting irritating thugs and hauling them off to the sheriff’s substation there on campus).

    Luckily for me, the crips decided they liked me after that (as much as possible) and may have prevented me from getting shanked that year. “Kid”, however, was back in class a week later. After assaulting and battering a teacher.

    Parasites. I used to look at that place, think of all the millions of dollars spent on physical facilities. Thought of little Chinese kids walking miles to little cinderblock, poorly heated schoolhouses in rural China and learning “hard stuff” like math. How do they do it? Looking at the physical facilities one would never think the place was such a nightmare.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      I don’t know. Never taught as a union member, but based on my experiences and having talked to some who had…

      Seems at least with a union you are less likely to be spat on and scapegoated by higher up’s who need someone to roll the stinky stuff down onto…

      Whereas in a non-union situation you get spat on by administrators almost as much as by the students. What a terrible double bind vise to put a person into. PTSD in a bottle.

      I especially loved the beginning of the year brouhaha where the hubritic ass of a superintendent would blow 60 to a hundred thousand taxpayer samolians on a Broadway consultant and the finest arena in town to sing and dance and parade around tooting their own horns and patting each other’s backs. Coulda hired another teacher…

      Parasites.

    • Jesse James

      Forced integration is a crime against white children. Little Johnny becomes a punching bag for blacks on the bus and in the halls while little Suzie has to put out for the negro or be deemed an evil “racist”. Often the kids go “whigger” to try and fit in and please the new American master race. Integration is cultural and genetic genocide for white America.

  • MBlanc46

    Teachers get a lot of criticism these days. I wonder how many people would put up with what you put up with for a single second. You were really on the front lines of multicultural America.

  • IKantunderstand

    I’m not sure why this story was even posted here. The details are sparse. Did Whites get killed? Who knows? And, if this is just another story of Blacks behaving badly, well, big deal. What else is new? Didn’t need to go to South Africa for that. Amren, I expect better from you, a little more bad behavior domestically, or more details on the foreign stories. I mean, I went to the original source. Nothing in the way of facts. Do you know something we don’t know?

    • AmRen articles are like a mixed selection of chocolates. There are lots of new screen names each year – especially recently – and it behooves us to expect they have been watching television news far too long, so we should understand them on this score.

      • Irishgirl

        Blacks are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.

        • watling

          That’s right. If you see a gang of hooded black youths loitering on a street corner after dark they are just as likely to start picking up litter as they are to mug you.

          • Irishgirl

            Well played, watling!

          • Assuming anything else would be “profiling”. and we’re told by our alleged betters that profiling is bad.

        • I think blacks are considerably more predictable.

  • Even blacks wished they had apartheid back. Only one problem, that would be mean that white rule would have to come back to the country. Well we can’t have that now can we. The only way to restore order, and to destroy chaos, is to bring back white rule. Blacks have never been able to maintain law and order. You can take the black man out of Africa, but you can’t take Africa out of the black man.

    • watling

      The best solution for all of sub-Saharan Africa is white rule.

      Europe would benefit too because far fewer blacks would feel the need to escape their homelands for a better life to the north and our braindead leaders wouldn’t need to keep writing blank cheques payable to the President of Bongo-BongoLand’s Golden Palace Construction account.

      The fact that so many blacks want to move to Europe is a testament to their desire for white rule anyway.

      • Actually what you are saying isn’t true. The Bible tells God’s people Israel (the white Caucasian, Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, Scandinavian, and kindred people) to separate themselves from other races. This is exactly what God Yahweh intends to do. It is the Jews that is causing all the problems. Besides, blacks don’t assimilate in European countries, they cause a lot of problems. They have the highest rate of crime and malicious actions of any race on the earth. The Jews want to destroy God Yahweh’s people Israel through integration which is a violation of God Yahweh’s laws. Very soon blacks will migrate back to Africa, Asians back to Asia, and Hispanics back to South America. Remember, all cultures and civilizations were started and formed by whites, no other race. Blacks want to move to Europe because they want to get rid of blacks, that is true, but they cause so much trouble. A classic example is Detroit and Atlanta. You can take the black man out of Africa, but you can’t take Africa out of the black man. Another fact that you are missing. Blacks do not want to move to Europe because they have a desire for white rule, or to be under white rule. They are going to Europe and other white countries to rule over whites and to cause trouble. This is why the Bible calls blacks, “the beast of the field, or brute beasts.”.

  • Whirlwinder

    South Africa is at the mercy of the Black Communist Undertow. God help the white people of that country and especially the Boer farmers.

  • Irishgirl

    You might want to consider a safer career, like, say, lion tamer.

  • What is interesting is that we are led to believe that civilization came out of Africa, that Adam and Even came out of Africa, and that the Egyptian Pharaoh’s were black, and that this mighty dynasty was started by blacks. Question?? Why haven’t the blacks established a civilization and dynasty since. How come their leaders are so corrupt starting with Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton. It is pretty simple actually. Blacks have never started any kind of kingdom, dynasty, or civilizations. All of these were started by white people. It is a known fact that literally all of the Pharaoh’s were white. They had blond hair or red hair with blue eyes. The only time white’s weren’t in power was approximately the last 50 years when the Nubians (blacks) took over. So what did they do?? Destroyed everything. What do black do today?? destroy everything. The white Egyptians finally took over Egypt and slaughtered the Nubians. The white Egyptians came from Ham who was the youngest son of Noah. The Bible says that Noah was perfect in his generation (genes or race). In other words, he was pure blooded. He was a direct descendant of Adam. Adam literally means to blush, show blood in the face, to be ruddy, and transparent. Only white people blush and show blood in the face. Adam was the first white man in this creation. Noah was white because white can only breed white, and Noah’s son Ham was also white. Our biggest problem is allowing multiculturalism to come into our society, and also diversity. A diverse people cause confusion and it isn’t what God Yahweh wants. Soon, very soon, white’s will take over the governments throughout the world once again. Only they will directly be under God Yahweh’s laws. This is what God Yahweh started through Adam and Eve until their fall. Blacks have never established anything or invented anything unless you call chucking spears establishing something. God Yahweh will soon come to rule with his people Israel, which happens to be the white Caucasian, Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, Scandinavian, and kindred people in the world today. The God Yahweh’s breathed people