Gun violence in South Africa

Gun violence in South Africa

As the country reels from the news of the killing of Hip Hop star Kiernan “AKA” Forbes and Tebello Tibs Motsoane, gun violence in South Africa has come back into the spotlight. Let’s talk about the availability and prevalence of gun in our communities. For that, we are joined by Adele Kirsten, the Director of Gun Free South Africa.

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  1. Margaret Naidoo on February 27, 2023 at 2:21 am

    I really don’t hv words to describe this country. Just like hw different parties argue n.r disrespectful to each other. That’s hw the people in the country r
    Unruly n disrespectful as if .crime us the order of the day .murder .gunviolence .high jacking robberys at malls n atms. Wat is al this .n grown people. Do al this .wers their brains .wat kind homes r they raised in our country is a plsyground for crimenals .n wat us our law enforcement team doing .yet they keep employing more n.more cops they say a police woman shot aka .so whome.can we trust. If we can’t trust saps

  2. Otherspectre on February 27, 2023 at 2:23 am

    This is an old tactic to disarm the public even further. They do it in Chicago in USA and it only results in guns "magically" reappearing in the criminals hands.

  3. Rafeeq J on February 27, 2023 at 2:25 am

    guns are one of mans most horrific and diabolical inventions and we all know why it was created in the first place, it helped shape the world very fast that we have today and now you bear the rotten fruits of what it’s foundations are

  4. Cloud Strife on February 27, 2023 at 2:26 am

    a rappers and his former manager killed triggers "gun violence and illegal gun stats", but 216 people dying over 3 days (avg 72 deaths daily) go unreported nor much stats or info from police… Agenda clearly ain’t to support the average person

  5. Flowz Flowz on February 27, 2023 at 2:35 am

    Law abiding citizens must arm themselves because the government is not going to do anything about illegal guns.

  6. eem on February 27, 2023 at 2:39 am

    Here is the truth if you want it "illegal guns are originated from KZN"

  7. mjnoah on February 27, 2023 at 2:39 am

    2023 what a year we still in February

  8. George Seckle on February 27, 2023 at 2:40 am

    This old lady just needs to hush..wait until you look down a gun barrel, and a bullet remove part of your ear.
    If she doesn’t want a gun, leave the other people alone.
    It’s the same as I don’t drink tea, so my family and friends will never enjoy a cup of tea at our home.
    Stupidity at her best.

  9. MaKay on February 27, 2023 at 2:47 am

    Gun violence is not the root problem, it is a symptom of a deeper problem which is lawlessness and moral erosion!

  10. Glen T on February 27, 2023 at 2:50 am

    Stricter gun rules ! go tell the criminals that rules don’t apply to them they get arrested to today for illegal possession of a firearm and is out on bail tomorrow carrying another illegal firearm. I doesn’t matter if you don’t like it but that’s how it is . What a joke

  11. Fikile Mtolo on February 27, 2023 at 2:50 am

    Slimele sonke kubuhlungu💔💔

  12. Rijn Van Essen on February 27, 2023 at 2:56 am

    Available guns are not to blame its illegal firearms that is the problem

  13. Yvette Durban Girl SA ⛱ on February 27, 2023 at 2:57 am

    Police are running crime. The guns that were handed in are now in the hands of criminals. The Police sell illegal firearms to criminal and drug dealers. Cops are running the underworld in South Africa. Drugs and illegal firearms

  14. Tracy Treloar on February 27, 2023 at 2:58 am

    Very strange timing,they wanted our guns during the Covid SOD,and now pushing for the ban on guns during another SOD,seems like there’s a clear agenda here,gun free=genocide.

  15. alpha croster on February 27, 2023 at 3:02 am

    3.7 million illegal firearms are on the streets of South Africa.
    The people carry them, don’t care about the rule of law.
    It is the most uneducated, ignorance, selfish and appalling belief that by banning legal firearms.. violent crime will be reduced.
    The government have allowed millions of people to cross the unprotected border.
    it is nothing less than unforgivable madness.

  16. Gareth O'Reilly on February 27, 2023 at 3:05 am

    Has this lady ever been mugged or had her home broken into or had to run out to help her mom who was attacked by somebody… I’ve done all of the above… it seems she grew up in a gated community where her parents could avoid high end security… most South Africans don’t have that luxury… she mentioned how disadvantages it is for women to have firearms in the home we’ll my aunty has one and it’s save her life… twice 🤷‍♂️

  17. Viscount of Cape Town on February 27, 2023 at 3:09 am

    We should not forget that this occurs on the Cape Flats on a regular and never gets this much attention and publicity that’s sad

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