Saturday 10 December 2016

Society is paying the price for leaders turning their backs

Published 30/05/2016 | 02:30

Scene of last week's gun murder
Scene of last week's gun murder

With the seventh murder committed by gunmen during the past week, it seems everyone wants to have, or has already had, their say, be it TV, radio or newspaper reporters.

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I mean no disrespect to the communicators mentioned, but I must admit it is a source of annoyance to hear each one ask: "What can we do about it?"

Everyone knows why we are in this situation. It is not the fault of any one political party, it is the fault and shame of them all. When the so-called leaders of our country turn their backs on the poorest, most under-privileged and least educated members of society and then assume that everything will somehow work out OK, we deserve all that is rained down upon us.

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