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‘People are at breaking point’: Community mourns after girl killed

Emaan Solomons's grandparents Ronald Solomons and Pearl Daniels hold her portrait on the spot where she was killed on Tuesday.President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed Elsies River residents about the brutal murder of eight-year-old Tazne Van Wyk and said government interventions were already working to keep young girls safe.

But by the time he had finished speaking and was bowing his head in prayer, seven-year-old Emaan Solomons was lying on her stomach. Her lifeless brown eyes were wide open and staring at the last light of day.

She was murdered in Ocean View, yet another troubled Cape Town community where police resources are scarce and the drug problem overwhelming.

Her grandmother Pearl Daniels could not handle the grief as she counted down the grandchildren she had left on one hand: five minus one.“It’s hard to remember that she’s not here any more. Every month, twice or three times, if I go to the shops I must know I have five grandchildren. Now I must remember it’s not five, it’s just four,” said Daniels, pushing down her little finger before tears streamed down her cheeks.

Daniels, who works as a nurse, arrived to find Emaan lying on her stomach just two metres from the front door of her parent’s home. Her parents were hysterical. The community had arrived and tensions were high.I pretended to check her vital signs but I could see she was dead. I don’t know what sort of bullet hit her, but her little body was ripped open. She was lying on her stomach and her head was looking to the left. Her eyes were wide open and dilated,” she said.

Emaan wanted to be a beautician, said her grandparents.

Her grandfather Ronald Solomons said the community had reached a point beyond the threshold of what they could handle. He said there were too few police officers and too few vehicles.

On Sunday, the community marched through the streets of Ocean View, warning drug dealers and gangsters that if the constant shooting didn’t cease, they would take matters into their own hands.

That night Virgil van Wyk was shot and hospitalised. And now Emaan.near Kommetjie last year, Jocelyn Claasen, was murdered. She was heavily pregnant.

“They are constantly shooting, especially when it’s load-shedding. The people are walking openly in the streets with guns. There’s a shortage of cops and a shortage of vehicles. The willingness to catch people just isn’t there,” said Franke.

He said that the neighbourhood watch would often be surprised to find out that someone who was recently locked up was back in the community.

“The guy who killed my cousin, the day before he killed him he came out of prison. He was talking loudly in the taxi that he was back to cause trouble. He was in prison for murder and shooting.”

Work Outfits for African Women

Dressing up for fall is literally very tough because all the ladies get lazy in winters. However, all you have to do is invest in minimal designer pieces that can actually mix and match. Get a cape and stockings along with boots and rock the whole attire or you can also go for swing coats will formal pants. In that case, Louboutins will spice up the entire look. By the way, the purple color added a touch of royalty and sophistication to the overall look. decent and complete look. Always go for dresses which complement your curves well and minimize the chubbiness, just like pencil skirts. Crop tops can make any full-figured woman look amazing, so there is no harm in showing a little bit of skin. You can also wear wide belts which are smart and stylish at the same time and the flare of the dress should also be very good. Always go for small size jewelry while heading towards the workplace. Avoid those jewelry items that remain dangling and make some sounds as it will create disturbance in the office for people working there.<

Work Outfits for African

Everyone wants to dress in light fabric and heat resistant clothes in summer. No one wants to dress in a suit particularly in summers. Now you don’t need to get confused over whether your dress is too formal or informal or the hemline is way too short. You can dress chic and stylish in short summer off-shoulder or strapless frocks. You can go for plain frocks with a little bit of African print at the bottom. Shorts and skirts with pastel tops also go very well. Make sure to smooth your skin with moisturizer if you’re going for a short costume and try to go for more cotton type light fabrics. By the way, we love the rose-pink color in the outfit!

African Office outfits to try

Work outfits for African Women. We all get tired of making the most complicated decision every morning that is to choose what to dress specifically for work because none of us wants to dress boring to work. Every woman nowadays wants to play with fashion whether she’s a working lady or not.After the weekend, the first choice you have to make in the morning is selecting an outfit for you which often gets time-consuming, hence after going through all these ideas you can save up some of your precious sleeping hours.

African Office Wear 2020

Serwaa always dazzles in her work outfits. Whether it’s a skirt and top or a straight dress, she looks like a perfect corporate woman. Check out her classy looks with hot heels and pretty hairstyles

While we all know a killer outfit alone isn’t going to earn you a promotion, looking the professional part at the office can make you feel like a boss.

And with the ember month at hand is time to revamp your wardrobe with some lovely work outfits that makes you stand out.

From structures blazers in many colours and printed maxi skirts to oversized sweaters and leather leggings, ahead, we’ve gathered 50 fabulous, classic and edgy looks you’ll want to copy immediately


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