Xenophobia 10.7.2015 02:17 pm

Witness tried to stop Sithole murder – Court told

State witness Clarence Mahundla intervened and tried to stop the alleged killers of Mozambican hawker Emmanuel Sithole, the regional court sitting in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday.

Mahundla told the court how he witnessed the attack on Sithole on April 28.

Witness tried to stop Sithole murder – Court told
Witness tried to stop Sithole murder – Court told

Witness tried to stop Sithole murder – Court told

State witness Clarence Mahundla intervened and tried to stop the alleged killers of Mozambican hawker Emmanuel Sithole, the regional court sitting in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday.

Plea for business to damp xeno violence
Xenophobia

Plea for business to damp xeno violence

Parliament’s ad hoc joint committee, probing violence against foreign nationals, has requested businesses to assist in “preventing tension” within the sector.
Chatsworth refugees booted out
Xenophobia

Chatsworth refugees booted out

Scenes of desperation, with a full view of torn down tents — once shelter to victims of xenophobic violence — had surfaced yesterday as the eThekwini Municipality shut down a refugee camp in Chatsworth South of Durban. Scores people, including children, were in turn left stranded and exposed to the winter cold.
King Zwelithini human rights case not yet finalised
Xenophobia

King Zwelithini human rights case not yet finalised

A report by the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) into utterances by King Goodwill Zwelithini – said to have sparked the flames of xenophia which recently gripped the country – is still being finalised.
19 arrested during Operation Fiela sting in WC
National

19 arrested during Operation Fiela sting in WC

Nineteen people were arrested for various offences on Thursday morning in Du Noon, Cape Town during Operation Fiela raids, police said.
Mugabe denounces “barbaric” xenophobia at AU Summit
Africa

Mugabe denounces “barbaric” xenophobia at AU Summit

African countries must work together to eradicate xenophobic attacks similar to the spate of violence experienced in South Africa in recent months, Zimbabwean President and African Union Chairman Robert Mugabe said on Sunday
Foreigners ‘not safe’ aftershop inferno
Xenophobia

Foreigners ‘not safe’ aftershop inferno

Less than a month after being assured by the government it was now safe for them to operate in Durban’s townships, foreign nationals trading in Cato Crest, outside the city centre, are once more living in fear after a Somali shop was petrol-bombed.
IFP lambasts govt for xeno inaction
Xenophobia

IFP lambasts govt for xeno inaction

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) yesterday lambasted the KwaZulu-Natal government for bungling the xenophobic violence refugee reintegration programme, saying it was unacceptable that several hundreds of foreign nationals were still languishing in camps several weeks after the initiatives was announced.
ANC to blame for xeno attacks: DA
Xenophobia

ANC to blame for xeno attacks: DA

The ANC government’s failure to ensure that values of Ubuntu were at the center of the country’s discourse, was to blame for the recent xenophobic violence that swept across the country, the DA said yesterday.
Operation Fiela ‘no quick fix’
Xenophobia

Operation Fiela ‘no quick fix’

The Western Cape provincial government has insisted that Operation Fiela is no quick fix.
Africa ‘is home’
Africa

Africa ‘is home’

If you were to answer the question, “What does being African mean to you?”, what would your answer be? Was it the country of your birth that defined you as African? The colour of your skin? Traditions to which you adhere? Well, what would your answer be?
Migrant calls for unity ahead of Africa Day
National

Migrant calls for unity ahead of Africa Day

As Africa Day approaches, a Tanzanian hawker living in South Africa, has called on the continent’s citizens to unite, in the aftermath of Xenophobic attacks.

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