When systems fail

first_imgLeading media outlets here have reported on the issue regarding the recent shocking death of a 15-year-old fourth form student of a private city school. While details of the actual incident remain unclear, from the little we know, the teen consumed carbon tablets and subsequently died on her way to the hospital. It is not clear as to where she consumed the poisonous substance, but teachers of the school recalled that on the morning of the incident, she reported for school as per usual and looked like her normal self.However, the details regarding the events leading up to her taking her own life are not clear. No doubt, more details would emerge later, but as of now there are several unanswered questions; for example, what would have caused the teen to end her life and what sort of help (if any) was provided to the teen in trying to prevent her from taking this route.Quite a number of persons have already taken to social media to express varying views, but one common thread is that more could have been done and ought to have been done in response to the teen’s situation. In most cases, no one dreams overnight that they want to commit suicide and just do it. It is something that victims think about over time; days, weeks, perhaps months. Most times, the warning signs are there, but many ignore them or they just treat them casually.What is clear from this tragedy is that the entire system – meaning the school, the relatives of the young woman, and even the community in which she was brought up and known to be an exceptionally bright girl – has failed her. For example, it was reported that the teen made a post on one of her social media platforms which would have given some indication that things were not normal. But, like in so many cases, those who should have noticed did not pay attention. This should have been enough reason for the teen’s relatives, her school, and community to take action.The intervention of other agencies who are more equipped and trained to deal with such problems, such as the Education Ministry’s Welfare Department and the Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA) should have been immediately sought so they could provide the necessary help. We are not certain as to the level of involvement (if any at all) of these agencies in this particular case.One may also want to believe that even the school system failed the teen, since it is being claimed that other students were aware that something was amiss. Was this communicated to the teachers and what action was taken? How could a serious matter such as this go unnoticed by the Principal and other teachers of the school? Assuming that they were unaware of the teen’s situation, did they not notice any strange behaviour from the teen that would warrant immediate intervention? No threat, however, small the threat that may be about ending one’s life should be taken lightly.There is hardly any family in Guyana that has never been touched directly or indirectly by suicide. Experts have pointed to the fact that about 90 per cent of people who die by suicide had some sort of mental illness at the time of their death. Many people die by suicide, because depression is triggered by several negative life experiences and the suffering person does not receive effective treatment or support.Young people are crying out for attention; they need guidance and help or simply someone to speak with; many want to find a way out of their misery. However, sometimes accessing that source of help is very difficult. Perhaps this was the case of the teen being referred to.It is hoped that the relevant stakeholders – especially the agencies responsible for child care and protection matters, the Education Ministry, Non-Governmental Organisations, the churches and communities in general, will re-examine the issue of suicide and in particular, the circumstances surrounding this tragedy and take steps to ensure that something like this is prevented at all costs in the future.Importantly, the lesson to be learnt is that when systems fail our people, the consequences can be deadly.last_img read more

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Task force examines revised business plan

first_imgLocal law schoolThe task force looking into the establishment of the JOF Haynes Law School of the Americas in Guyana recently met to examine the provisions in a revised business plan of the University College of the Caribbean (UCC); one of the Jamaican Partners in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) intended to establish the law school.The meeting took place on Thursday and saw the attendance of Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Basil Williams.Attorney General Basil Williams and representatives of UCC/LCA signing the MoU in January for the establishment of the law school in GuyanaThe Business Plan was submitted pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding entered into between the UCC, Law College of the Americas (LCA) and the Government of Guyana back in January, which contained a provision for a feasibility study to be done to determine the viability of establishing the law school.The discussions are ongoing and the task force will submit a response to the proposals in the business plan. It is expected also that the task force will submit counter proposals to the joint venture partners.The members of the task force present were: Professor Harold Lutchman; Professor Rudolph James; Justice James Patterson; Justice Claudette Singh SC.; Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Dr Barbara Reynolds; Economist, Dr Morris Odle; Chartered Accountant Christopher Ram; Law Revision Consultant Justice Abdullahi Zuru, and Solicitor General Kim Kyte.Government’s move to establish the JOF Haynes Law School of the Americas in Guyana comes in light of law students from the University of Guyana (UG) continuing to face challenges in finding spots at the Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS) in Trinidad to pursue their Legal Education Certificate. The agreement between the Guyana Government and HWLS to facilitate this arrangement comes to an end next year and so Government is hoping to have the law school up and running here by 2018.However, before any physical construction gets underway, a feasibility study will have to be conducted to determine the best route of implementing this project.The project will be undertaken in the form of a Public Private Partnership, with Government holding 30 per cent interest and the private partners 70 per cent. Government’s contribution will be to provide the land needed for the development of the school, which is anticipated to accommodate up to 400 students. With the law school operating under the Council of Legal Education, it will therefore be open to students all across the region.last_img read more

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Snowfall warning issued for the Pine Pass

first_imgRoad conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca. Snow will begin this evening and continue through Monday. Snow is expected to ease Monday night.Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. https://shiftintowinter.ca/ reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains.Advertisement CHETWYND, B.C. – A snowfall warning has been issued for the Pine Pass.Environment Canada says a frontal system could bring with it 10 to 20 cm of snow.  Snow will begin this Sunday evening and continue through Monday. Snow is expected to ease Monday night.For updates on road conditions, visit www.drivebc.ca.  See the full weather warning below.- Advertisement -Issued at 2019-03-10 11:28 UTC by Environment Canada:Snowfall warning issued for:Highway 97 – Pine Pass, B.C. (080030)Current details:Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected.A frontal system crossing BC will bring heavy snow to the McGregor and Williston regions, including Highway 97 – Pine Pass.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Lancaster Super Wal-Mart opens today

first_imgThe new store is a key component of a $25 million effort to renovate and revitalize the shopping center, which has lost three major tenants in recent years. Costco relocated in 2003 to Avenue L at the Antelope Valley Freeway, Circuit City moved to Palmdale, and the House2Home store closed in 2002 when the corporation went out of business. Wal-Mart is the center’s second store to expand. A 24,000-square-foot 99 Cents Only store was built on the former House2Home site, replacing a 15,000-square-foot store that sat on part of the new Wal-Mart store site. The former Costco store also was demolished to accommodate the new Wal-Mart. The old Wal-Mart will be split up into spaces for three or four stores. “It’s brought a new face lift to the whole center,” Hearns said. “It looks great.” To aid the revitalization of the center, the City Council in 2004 approved a $2.3 million incentive package for the makeover. The package included turning over ownership of the former Costco building, providing $500,000 for remodeling work and offering $1.8 million to be paid over several years at a rate of one-half of the sales-tax increase generated by the new development. LANCASTER – A Super Wal-Mart that will serve as the major anchor for a revamped Valley Central Way shopping center will open today. The 218,500-square-foot Super Wal-Mart, just south of the old store at Valley Central Way and Lancaster Boulevard, replaces what was billed as California’s first Wal-Mart, a 116,000-square-foot store that closed Tuesday after 17 years. The new store has 600 employees compared with about 250 at the old store. “The Super Wal-Mart is one of the better things that has happened to Lancaster,” said Mayor Henry Hearns. “It’s brought a number of big-time jobs. It’s brought comfortable shopping hours. It’s wonderful for our city.” Developers Diversified Realty acquired the shopping center in September 2000 from Pacific Burnham as part of a $355 million deal for 15 shopping centers. The transaction did not include the old Costco building, which had been acquired by the city as part of an effort to relocate the giant wholesale retailer into a larger building. Store features include family apparel with an expanded infant section, a household organization department, health and beauty aids, household needs, expanded electronics department, toys, lawn and garden supplies, jewelry and shoes and a complete liquor department. Other features include a Tire & Lube Express, a vision center, a pharmacy with two drive-through lanes, one-hour photo lab and Wal-Mart Connection Center for cellular-phone sales. Additional leased space and services include a McDonald’s restaurant, a DiVi nail salon, a Smart Style Family Hair Salon and a branch of Money Services Center bank. james.skeen@dailynews (661) 267-5743160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Burbank buys bus that’s likely to be a ‘roll’ model

first_imgAnd so far, the high-tech import has been a hit with riders. “They love it; they go crazy,” said Sunline General Manager Mikel Oglesby. “It’s an absolutely beautiful bus. There’s nothing like it. The design looks like something that should be out in Disneyland or something.” Burbank’s bus is being made by Colorado-based Mobile Energy Solutions, with help from the manufacturing company Martin Marietta and the Canadian-based Hydrogenics, which will make the fuel cell. Dale Hill, CEO and founder of Mobile Energy Solutions, said his bus is cheaper because it has a smaller, automobile-size fuel cell. The bus will be plugged in at night, and the next day it can travel up to 70 miles on stored electricity before the hydrogen fuel cell kicks in, he said. “The more energy you can get off the grid to make it through the day, the much less expensive it is to operate,” Hill said. Burbank’s fueling station, which is in a Public Works yard, also relies on electricity to generate hydrogen. A couple years ago, Metro tested a hydrogen fuel-cell bus but decided not to buy one. Sunline and Oakland’s AC Transit currently have the state’s only hydrogen fuel-cell buses. Metro has 2,346 compressed natural gas buses and 150 diesel buses, which are being taken out of service this year. In its fleet of 13 buses, Burbank has a lone diesel bus, which it will get rid of this year, too. alex.dobuzinskis@dailynews.com (818) 546-3304160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! When Burbank gets its bus next summer, officials will trick it out with markers designating it as a fuel-cell bus. Then they will put it into service on each of Burbank’s five transit lines, having it serve the studio district, downtown and elsewhere. But it’s unclear how long the ride will last. The company building the bus says the life span on its fuel cell might only be three years because the bumpy road of commuter transit is less ideal than lab conditions. Burbank officials hope to get a grant to keep the bus on the road when they have to shell out for a new fuel cell. The CARB and the bus’s manufacturers have helped the city cover the $2 million it will cost to get the bus and operate and maintain it for a few years. The 35-foot bus will cost four times more than the buses the city normally buys. But it could have been more. At a cost of $3.1 million, the Coachella Valley’s Sunline Transit Agency last year became the first in Southern California to roll out a hydrogen fuel-cell bus made by Van Hool, a Belgian company. BURBANK – For $1.3 million, Burbank is getting a bus that produces nothing but hot air. And that’s the draw, as the city becomes the first in the Los Angeles area to buy a bus powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, a showpiece of environmental friendliness that emits water vapor from the tailpipe – and nothing else. Because it runs a hydrogen-fueling station, the city was selected by the California Air Resources Board to receive a $1.37 million grant to buy the bus. But having a whole fleet of them is still a ways off. “If the price tag comes down, I think it would make a lot of sense,” Burbank Mayor Marsha Ramos said. “You have to take it step by step, and I’m glad that we’ve been selected … to take those first steps and demonstrate to the public its viability.” last_img read more

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Prosecutor urges jury to convict Spector of murder

first_imgBut the defense lost a bid to strike Jackson’s opening volley, in which he asked jurors to become witnesses for Clarkson, following her into the parking lot where she left the House of Blues nightclub with Spector and reluctantly agreed to go home with him in the pre-dawn hours of Feb. 3, 2003.“If you could say but one thing to Lana Clarkson in that parking lot, what would you say?” Jackson asked.“You’d lean over and you’d whisper, ‘Don’t go. Don’t go.’ You’d simply say, ‘Lana, don’t go,’” Jackson said.“The reason that you would say that is because you know something she didn’t know,” he continued. “You know the real Phil Spector. … You know in your heart of hearts he is responsible for her death. He killed her.”Jackson also suggested that Clarkson went home with Spector because she was seeking a break in her acting career and had been told by a House of Blues employee to consider him “golden.”Defense lawyers complained that Jackson had improperly asked the jurors to become advocates for Clarkson, rather than impartial observers of the facts. The judge disagreed and allowed the comments to stand.The judge has ruled that the jury will decide only whether Spector is guilty or not of second-degree murder, and cannot consider lesser offenses such as voluntary or involuntary manslaughter.The penalty for second-degree murder is 15 years to life in prison. A convict has to serve 85 percent of the base term before becoming eligible for a parole hearing.The prosecutor replayed for the jury an audio tape of a 9-1-1 call from Spector’s chauffeur reporting that his boss had killed somebody. And he highlighted driver Adriano De Souza’s testimony that Spector came out the house with a gun in his hand after a gunshot was heard.“He said Phil Spector, seconds after the gunshot, literally had the smoking gun in his hand, in his right hand, across his waist,” Jackson said. “He literally had Lana Clarkson’s blood on his hand. He looked Adriano De Souza right in the face, they were standing four to six feet apart … and Phil Spector looks at him and says, ‘I think I killed somebody.’”Jackson reserved his harshest words for a witness who said she was Clarkson’s best friend and testified that Clarkson was depressed over a fading career in her last days.The woman, known as Punkin Pie Laughlin, was ridiculed by Jackson for everything from the way she dressed to her name. He said she changed her initial account that Clarkson was not noticeably depressed.Jackson said the witness “without question has chased the limelight from the day Lana Clarkson died.” He also suggested that Laughlin coached another witness to say that Clarkson was depressed.Spector was famed for his “Wall of Sound” recording technique, which made him a leading producer of rock music in the 1960s and ’70s. Clarkson appeared in the 1985 cult film “Barbarian Queen.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The prosecutor said Spector’s team presented “a checkbook defense.”“If you pay someone enough money you can get them to wear a tutu in court. You can get them to say just about anything in court,” he said.Jackson analogized it to Spector leaving huge tips for waitresses on the night he met Clarkson, an actress working as a nightclub hostess, and taking her to his hilltop Alhambra castle, where she was fatally shot.When jurors left court for lunch, defense attorneys complained that Jackson had gone over the line with accusations that suggested Spector’s attorneys told witnesses what to say.Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler agreed that was improper and said he would instruct jurors on the point. LOS ANGELES – A prosecutor accused Phil Spector’s defense team Wednesday of using the music producer’s money to “buy” scientific opinions, calling witnesses who sought the limelight and dragging the reputation of the dead Lana Clarkson through the mud. “Lana Clarkson through the evidence in this case has suffered and endured something that no human being should have to endure — she’s been murdered twice,” Deputy District Attorney Alan Jackson said in his closing argument to a jury that has heard five months of testimony.“She was murdered once on Feb. 3, 2003, by Phillip Spector when he put a gun in her mouth and that gun went off,” he said. “And her character has been assassinated over the last four months through the presentation of the defense evidence, attempting to paint her in a way that simply isn’t true.”Spector, 67, is accused of second-degree murder in the death of the 40-year-old Clarkson. The defense claims she was depressed and shot herself. The jury is expected to get the case Friday after both sides conclude arguments.last_img read more

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DONE DEAL! Manchester City sign full-back from European giants

first_img Danilo: The Brazilian will join up with his new team-mates on their USA tour 1 Manchester City have completed the signing of full-back Danilo from Real Madrid on a five-year deal.The 26-year-old will join up with his new team-mates on their tour of the United States after agreeing personal terms and passing his medical at the Premier League club.Danilo told the club’s official website: “I am very, very happy to be joining Manchester City.“There has been strong interest from other clubs, but it has always been my ambition to play for Pep Guardiola. As soon as I heard of his interest, I knew immediately I wanted to be a City player.”Danilo, whose move is subject to receiving a work permit, joined LaLiga champions Real Madrid for 31.5million euros in the summer of 2015 after helping Porto to back-to-back titles in the Portuguese top flight. City are reported to have paid Real £27million for the South American.The Brazil international started his career at America Mineiro in his homeland and made the switch to eight-times Brazilian national champions Santos the following season before making the move to Spain.He made 55 appearances for Real and joins City in top form after winning the Spanish title last season, while with Madrid Danilo also won two Champions Leagues, the European Super Cup and the Club World Cup.He hopes to enjoy similar success with the Blues, adding: “Collectively it was a great season because the team won LaLiga and the Champions League.“You have to learn how to win and I love winning. Undoubtedly it was very important for me being on the pitch and always winning.“(I am committed) to the club, to the city and to Pep’s managerial style, and all that helps the club win trophies.”Danilo could come up against his former side as early as next week as City take on Real in Los Angeles in Wednesday’s pre-season match.And he is looking forward to meeting up with his team-mates ahead of the new season.He added: “The last days have been very long for me because I wanted to be here and meet my team-mates because they’re great players, and I want to help them face the new season.“I had a few words with (City’s Brazilian midfielder) Fernandinho and I hope they help me settle down as quickly as possible.”Danilo has predominantly played in the right-back position in the past but it is understood that Guardiola sees the Brazilian playing in a left-back role or that of a holding midfielder.On his position on the pitch, Danilo says he would be happy to play in any position, as long as he is on the pitch.“Football is very dynamic and it requires quality players in every position, so I think a player who can play in different positions at a good level has an advantage, and becomes very important for the team as well,” he said.“I prefer just to play, I don’t have a favourite position. I am used to playing as right-back but any time I’m on the pitch in the starting 11, I’m always happy.“He [Guardiola] told me I’m ready and that I can play in several positions, right-back, left-back, midfield. I just hope to help him out as he expects.”last_img read more

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Roberto Martinez: Everton need experienced boss to achieve success this season

first_imgRoberto Martinez says Everton need an experienced manager to replace Ronald Koeman if their backers retain serious ambitions for the club.Majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri spoke of his desire to win silverware and reach the Champions League on the eve of the new campaign – but things have not yet gone to plan.Koeman was axed last month after the Toffees fell into the relegation zone and they have since been dumped out of the Europa League and the Carabao Cup with David Unsworth in caretaker charge.They secured a much-needed victory over Watford in the Premier League on Sunday and Moshiri is giving serious consideration to handing Unsworth the reins on a full-time basis.But Martinez, who bossed Everton between 2013 and 2016, says his old club will require a seasoned boss to revive hopes of silverware and European qualification this term.Speaking on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, the Spaniard said: “This season has been extra challenging because of the European qualification and then you have new players coming in. It has been impossible to get consistency.“The win yesterday was a real turning point in the season – to get out of the relegation zone going into the international break almost gives you a new start.“If the goal now for the manager arriving at Everton is to win silverware or try to get as close to Europe, you need experience. There is no two ways about it.“The Premier League is such a demanding league, you have to have some sort of experience.“If the goal is to give stability and build the squad and try to work with young players, try to make good decisions and try to have a well-balanced squad going forward, you don’t need that experience. It depends on the goal or the objectives of the job.”Martinez also spoke about his experience managing Belgium and managing expectations ahead of next summer’s World Cup, with his star-studded side among the tournament favourites – Listen to the interview IN FULL above!last_img read more

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Players praised for confronting knife-wielding teammate

first_imgReferee Paul Bahbout told talkSPORT: “There was a minor confrontation not even worthy of a yellow card and play was re-started with a drop ball. That is always the end of it. But in this instance it wasn’t the end of it.”Witnesses have described how a player went to the touchline briefly before returning with a blade in his hands.Mr Bahbout believes he was not the target, but said both teams took responsibility.“They got involved and helped to diffuse the situation – the suspect’s team especially. They were the first ones to surround him. If they had moved away as opposed to moving towards him it would have been left to me to try to reason with him.” RANKED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move ADVICE Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions huge blow The assault of Jack Grealish by a Birmingham fan last weekend has raised awareness for safety in the professional game Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card An amateur referee has praised a football team for confronting one of their own players when he returned to the pitch brandishing a knife.The match between Heroes and Railway Academicals in Southend last Saturday was abandoned as a result of the incident. Essex Police are investigating the incident. REVEALED BEST OF The match was abandoned following Saturday’s incident An Essex County FA Spokesperson said: “As this report was specific regarding the abandonment of the match, we have raised a charge against the individual involved and placed an Interim Suspension Order against them until such time as the case is considered.“We are taking this matter extremely seriously and are working with the police to support their investigation, as well as providing the referee with ongoing support.”After officiating more than 1,000 matches, Mr Bahbout said he was not shocked by what happened: “There will always be idiots in the game as long as football as played. There will always be two or three on every team that are problematic.” no dice REVEALED MONEY 2 2 The assault on Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish by a Birmingham fan has put the spotlight back on safety in the professional game.Speaking to talkSPORT after that incident, Ref Support UK CEO Martin Cassidy said: “It happens to a player one weekend and everyone comes out of the woodwork saying how terrible it is.“But this is happening at grassroots level once a week on a match official.”last_img read more

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South African youngsters queue for change

first_imgAccording to the IEC, about 40% of thepeople who registered to vote in theupcoming local government electionswere first-time voters and 80% wereunder the age of 30.(Image: capetowndailyphoto.com)MEDIA CONTACTS• Kate BapelaSpokesperson, IEC+27 12 622 5579 or +27 82 600 6386RELATED ARTICLES• Millions vote in record SA election• South Africans go to the polls• Hopes of peaceful Sudan poll• Zuma: a more prosperous nationNosimilo Ramela The sense of enthusiasm and bright anticipation was palpable at stations around South Africa recently, as first-time voters rushed to sign up on the last weekend of registration ahead of the local government elections on 18 May.“We urge young people to turn out in their numbers,” said Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson Brigalia Bam. “They are the leaders of tomorrow… they must take up the opportunity of this important tradition of voting and embracing democracy.”The last date for registration was 6 March and many young people decided on that day they wanted to play a more active role in the country’s young democracy.“I think it’s important for us youth to participate in choosing our leaders,” said Bonakele Mkhwane from Springs, east of Johannesburg. “We are the ones who are always complaining and asking for change and better opportunity. In order to ensure we see that change, we need to cast our vote and choose the leaders in our communities who we believe will bring change to us.”According to the IEC, about 40% of the people who visited registration stations around the country were first-time voters and 80% were under the age of 30.Sivuyile Xaba from Kagiso township in western Johannesburg said although she is now 19 years old and legally entitled to vote, she was against the idea at first. “I just didn’t think my vote would matter – I will just be one in a million voters. What difference is my vote going to make?”Xaba said her friends and her parents were the ones who encouraged her to change her mind at the last minute and go to the community hall and register to vote.“My parents told me about how much it has taken for this country to become a democratic state where we are all allowed to have a voice, by voting. My friends also reminded me of the years spent fighting for this right and the lives lost for the freedom of this country and the freedom to vote.”On 6 March at a voter registration station in Dobsonville, Soweto, a group of teenagers got into a heated conversation about why it’s irresponsible not to vote.“When we just complain and complain and then sit and do nothing, we might as well pack for Perth like the many South Africans who chose to leave rather than fight for change,” said Carmel Johannes with her ID book in hand.“I couldn’t agree more,” said Ngopotse Ramushu. “Imagine if Mr Nelson Mandela, Steve Biko or Chris Hani had not stayed and fought for what they believed in – what if they’d decided to pack up and leave? We would not have the country we enjoy now.“The challenges were tougher and way more dangerous then, and they stood up and fought for change. We can do the same today – we can vote out corrupt leaders, and vote in leaders who share our vision of an honest country with honest leaders.”Johannes said it’s wrong to think that voting is only for the older generation. “We are the ones who will inherit this country one day – we should be part of building and fixing it now. We can’t just go through life waiting for our parents to fix this country for us – we need to take responsibility for our own future.”Nozinhle Zungu, who was one of the last people to run into the Dobsonville centre and register, was visibly excited. “I turned 18 yesterday and I couldn’t wait to come and register. I’ve been waiting for the chance to vote since I started doing history in primary school. It’s great to participate in my country and community’s political voyage.”last_img read more

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