Xenophobic attacks

Are xenophobic attacks on the rise in South Africa?

Two shops belonging to foreign nationals in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, have allegedly been petrol bombed. The shops, one in Kwazakhele and the other in Zwide were apparently targetted in arson attacks on Wednesday evening. Police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla
October 15, 2021

Popular Zambian radio station bans South African music

A popular radio station in Zambia has stated it will no longer play South African music in protest against the xenophobic attacks that have been taking place in South Africa. “Hot FM will cease to play music by South African artists on
September 5, 2019

Xenophobic attacks: African Nationals react

Harare-The latest xenophobic incidents in South Africa have sparked off citizen reactions in some African countries, specifically in Zambia and Mozambique. A group of concerned citizens in Zambia are alleged to have written to the police with notice of a peaceful march
September 4, 2019

Chamisa castigates South Africa xenophobic attacks

Harare-Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has condemned the ongoing xenophobic attacks saying the attacks are hostile to humanity. In a statement Chamisa called for a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood. “The attacks against fellow Africans in South Africa are appalling and heart-breaking.
September 3, 2019

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