This is all that's left of a R7m 'smart park' in Cape Town's gangland

Solarion

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#21
Like throwing a sheep into a lions den to see what happens. Then acting shocked when it gets eat alive.

What did you think was going to happen??

 

Mila

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#22
Damed if you do dammed if you don’t.
Now at least when they moan there is an example of what will happen.

Shyty I’m sure there wer kidsthat enjoyed it at some point. Meh
 

supersunbird

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#27
I think another feelgood-fuzzywuzzy project is in order. Maybe rebuild it, but this time with big tv screens, gaming consoles and some tablets strewn around for good measure. But wait, before the park is opened, we get Panyaza to give them a stern warning not to f*** it up again. That should seal the deal.
Why use an ANC person for this DA province/metro thing?
 

thechamp

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thestaggy

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#36
One of the areas where they also attack paramedics.

Use that money to build a wall around it and forget about it.
 

Lupus

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#38
So you'll spend 7.6 million in a park where you know it's a problem, but in better areas that probably actually pay their rates and taxes you'll more then likely do nothing?
 

thechamp

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So you'll spend 7.6 million in a park where you know it's a problem, but in better areas that probably actually pay their rates and taxes you'll more then likely do nothing?
More likely do nothing? how about the fact that better areas most likely have all those facilities like parks? which are well mantained on top of that?
 

jack_spratt

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#40
This was dumb. Everybody knows that parks in sketchy areas are a hotbed for crime and gangsterism. As well providing a place for delinquents in the area to loiter in during the day.

You have to deal with the souls in the area before you spend money on things like this.
fixed.
 
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