Briefly.co.za asked our readers to express what makes them feel ashamed about the country and the topic evolved into a polarising debate, with a wide range of opinions.
Briefly.co.za always strives to know our readers likes and dislikes.
With this in mind, we asked our readers to reveal what makes them feel ashamed about South Africa.
The post was shared via Facebook on Monday and went viral in no time.
Briefly.co.za readers seemingly had many things to complain about as the post attracted over 400 comments within a few hours.
Many of the comments referred to flaws within our government, while others were directed at how South Africans behave.
Vincent Masina said, “CORRUPTION, GREED AND LAWLESSNESS......I feel like going abroad this is Not South Africa I envisioned.”
Siphosenkosi Sika Mbatha added, “Law is very weak and it’s like its favour the foreigners more than the citizens.”
Joe-nathan Wagner commented, “That Lucifer has taken control through governance and darker days lay ahead.”
Mpho Makwela said, “South Africa is No.2 in the Top10 countries with highest rape crime....that’s something I’m not proud of.”
Donald Maebela added, “High rate of uneducated beautiful ladies.”
Riana Lightfoot said: “Crime, Murder, Godliness, Looting, Burning of our important trucks trains and schools, Government leaders and officials may steal but are not prosecuted, Hate speech, Education and Hospitals.”
Ayanda Isaya Mlamleli commented, “When people continue to vote for the useless ANC.”
Nkocie Nathi Masinga said, “Foreign pastors makes me ashamed.”
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