The Ebola incident is simply part of a broader trend of cosmopolitan hostility to the idea of national borders as a security tool. Why has the government permitted the number of Saudi immigrants in the . to double in just three years ? Why is this administration cutting back on prosecutions of new border-infiltrators? Why are we going to “ greatly expand resettlement for Syrian refugees “? Why are our consular officers barred from denying a visa to Islamist loons based on their “beliefs, statements, or associations” so long as they haven’t killed anyone yet? Why are we still issuing visas to people in countries that won’t take their own criminals back ?
Topic : “Captain of all these Men of Death”: What is required to turn the tide against tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa?
1. *Katrina Lehmann-Grube, Grade 12, Wynberg Girls’ High School, Cape Town Katrina’s Essay
2. Elizabeth Halley-Stott, Grade 10, St Anne’s Diocesan College, Hilton
3. Tshepo Rapitso, Grade 10, Moroka High School, Thabanchu
Merit Prizes :
Yuvna Balgobind, Grade 10, Danville Park Girls’ High School, Durban
Tinuke Eboka, Grade 10, St Anne’s Diocesan College, Hilton