‘The world expects us to behave in a way where we respect the rights of people from other nations,’ the president said.
The minister says the media should convey a message which says the nation is concerned by the recent xenophobic violence and attacks.
Zweli Ndaba admits he penned the flyer that spurred hostel dwellers and truck drivers to take part in the shutdown that led to xenophobic attacks in Gauteng.
Xenophobia victims have been staying at the Tsolo Community Hall, but say they want to go back to the suburb, rather than going back to their countries of birth.
Ramaphosa reassured the residents plans were being looked at that would alleviate the issues of gender-based violence and xenophobia.
Vusimuzi informal settlement is peaceful during the day, but changes at dusk as mobs ransack shops and damage properties.

WATCH: Air Peace CEO tears up on first Nigerian evacuation flight out of SA

In the footage, the airline boss can be seen unable to hold back tears as his countrymen embrace him.

South Africans aren’t xenophobic, they’re hungry – Chief Justice

He appealed to researchers to focus on the ‘true problems in Africa’.

KZN health department does U-turn on hiring of foreign doctors

This comes after the distribution of a circular claiming the department had suspended the foreign professionals.

WATCH: ‘Foreign shop owner’ fights back against looters

In the footage, it seems a man has had enough of the looters and is seen hitting a man.

Xenophobia – South Africa is not alone

Analysts warned against defining the phenomenon as ‘South African’ or ‘acts of criminality’ because factors were similar throughout the world.

Expert slams Zulu king’s ‘interference’ in xenophobia crisis

Constitutional law expert Phephelaphi Dube said it was concerning that the king seemed to influence state affairs.

SA isn’t xenophobic, protests were criminality – Mapisa-Nqakula

The defence minister also noted the department of home affairs had deported more than 10,000 undocumented Africans.

Gallery – Crime intelligence ‘failed miserably’ on violence – expert

‘The crime intelligence unit is still in the process of correcting themselves, but they were not capable of detecting the impending xenophobic attacks,’ an expert says.

Airline, not Nigerian govt, offered to ‘evacuate’ Nigerians from SA – Dlodlo

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said it only knew what it had read in the media regarding this offer.

Identify and apprehend those orchestrating the violence – Maimane

The DA leader called on national government to deploy an emergency budget to deal with the violence in Gauteng.

Only two of 12 xenophobic violence victims were foreign nationals

The country recently witnessed a resurgence of intense public violence in the form of shop looting, burning property, and angry demonstrations.

WATCH: Trevor Noah applauds Malema’s ‘perfect’ views on xenophobic attacks

The EFF leader expresses the view that foreign nationals are being scapegoated, and that fellow South Africans will be next. 

ANC strongly condemns xenophobic attacks – Ace Magashule

The secretary-general says the national officials of the governing party met on Monday to discuss the violence engulfing South Africa.

WATCH: Violence surged after Buthelezi’s address to hostel dwellers, says Cele

This comes as the Gauteng death toll rises to 12, with 639 people reportedly arrested so far amid looting and violence.




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