Zuma cancels Indonesia trip to address xenophobic attacks

President Jacob Zuma has cancelled a trip to Indonesia to attend to the on-going attacks on foreign nationals in the country.


Mugabe, Grace arrive for independence celebrations

2015-04-18 13:11

President Robert Mugabe has arrived at a wet sports stadium in Harare for Zimbabwe's 35th anniversary of independence celebrations, which have been overshadowed by xenophobic attacks in SA.

South Africans are'nt xenophobic, but poverty-phobic

2015-04-18 13:00

South Africans are not xenophobic; they are just competing with foreigners and poor masses for the very limited resources, argues Vusi Kweyama.

We will investigate police attack on xenophobia protesters: Zim minister

2015-04-18 11:55

A minister in President Robert Mugabe's government has promised to investigate reports that riot police brutally beat up a Zimbabwean rights activist protesting xenophobic violence.

Xenophobic crimes take place at night - police

2015-04-18 11:50

More police officers are being deployed to informal settlements and hostels across Gauteng as well as in Johannesburg's CBD.


Beitbridge gears up for Zim repatriates

2015-04-18 10:14

Beitbridge border post is gearing up to receive the first contingent of more than 1 500 Zimbabweans who want to return home because of the xenophobic violence in South Africa.

Police concerned about xenophobia hoaxes on social media

2015-04-18 08:03

KwaZulu-Natal police have urged people to stop sending unverified messages about xenophobic attacks on social media, after false messages created panic.

Zimbabwe to bring home nationals caught in SA

2015-04-17 21:10

Zimbabwe will evacuate its nationals caught in anti-foreigner violence that has left six people dead, the country's ambassador says.

Sixth person killed in KZN xenophobic violence

2015-04-17 20:33

A sixth person, a foreign national, has died after being attacked in xenophobic confrontations in KwaZulu-Natal.

Still no decision on venue for Zwelithini's imbizo

2015-04-17 18:28

A decision is yet to be made on where King Goodwill Zwelithini's highly anticipated Imbizo will take place in Durban on Monday.

Heavy police presence in Gauteng's xenophobic hot spots

2015-04-17 17:14

Police are maintaining a heavy presence in central Johannesburg and on the East Rand following a spate of xenophobic activity in the areas, Gauteng Deputy Commissioner Theko Pharasi says.

Displaced foreigners moved to new camp

2015-04-17 16:04

More than 2 000 displaced foreigners have been moved from Greenwood Park to Rydalvale Sports Ground in Phoenix.

South Africans chased out of Mozambique

2015-04-17 15:12

Xenophobic violence has broken out in Mozambique, forcing South Africans to leave the neighbouring country in a hurry, while trucks exporting goods have been grounded.

Reports of attacks on SA vehicles in Mozambique

2015-04-17 14:21

There have been several reports of South African vehicles being attacked near Ressano Garcia in Mozambique, says a company that manages the road linking the two countries.

Xenophobia: Zimbabweans 'fear' travelling to SA

2015-04-17 12:38

Zimbabwe’s cross-border transport operators are reportedly bemoaning a decline in business following the deadly xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

You have lost control of SA - Malema to Zuma

2015-04-17 10:44

EFF leader and MP Julius Malema lashed out at President Jacob Zuma saying, "You have lost control of the country, because you have lost control of your own family". WATCH.

You have lost control of SA - Malema to Zuma

2015-04-17 10:06

EFF leader and MP Julius Malema has lashed out at President Jacob Zuma saying, "You have lost control of the country, because you have lost control of your own family".

Open letter to King Goodwill Zwelithini

2015-04-17 09:26

Maybe the king is oblivious to the fact that he exerts a level of influence over his people and ought to be mindful of the repercussions of his words, says Edwin Mbugua.

KZN 'calm but tense' after xenophobic attacks

2015-04-17 08:37

KwaZulu-Natal police say they will not scale down their deployment of hundreds of officers, despite a decrease in the number of xenophobic attacks.

Attacks on foreigners shocking, unacceptable - Zuma

2015-04-16 20:47

President Jacob Zuma has issued strong words against xenophobic attacks, following a display by the EFF that almost got its leader thrown out of the National Assembly.

There was never a rainbow

2015-04-16 17:41

Put service delivery, government incompetency, political apathy, corruption and all social ills aside: Do you, as a South African, feel at home? asks Celma Costa.

Foreigners make positive contribution to SA - Gigaba

2015-04-16 17:28

Foreign nationals must not be attacked because most of them contribute positively to the country, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Vavi, Numsa to hold anti-xenophobic march

2015-04-16 17:27

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzim Vavi has called on everyone to join a march against xenophobia to be held in Johannesburg.

Foreign embassies prepare to ‘evacuate’ citizens from SA

2015-04-16 17:27

As xenophobic violence flares up in Johannesburg, Somalia and Malawi are alleged to be making plans to pull their citizens out of South Africa, City Press has reported.

Durban's day of peace turns into chaos

2015-04-16 17:19

The Durban CBD is a chaotic scene of stun grenades, rubber bullets, tear gas, and walls of police, even though a peace march had just been held to end xenophobic attacks.

Xenophobia: Rubber bullets, tear gas, and pleas for it to stop

2015-04-18 09:50

Six people have died this week and thousands displaced as hostility between some locals and foreigners escalated in Durban and parts of Johannesburg.

Joburg's M2 cleared of protesters

2015-04-18 07:28

Police have cleared protesters off the M2 near Denver and the earlier protests around the city appeared to have calmed, Johannesburg metro police say.

Unemployment, anger over inequality drives xenophobic attacks - report

2015-04-17 21:03

High unemployment and a failure to address growing inequality are to blame for a wave of anti-immigrant attacks in South Africa, say analysts.

SA must re-examine its identity crisis - Zim minister

2015-04-17 19:21

Zimbabwean Information Minister Jonathan Moyo says that South Africa needs to "critically re-examine its identity crisis" in the wake of the xenophobic violence that has swept through parts of the country.

Xenophobia: Zim businessmen appeal for supplies

2015-04-17 17:44

An organisation of Zimbabwean businessmen in SA have appealed for donations of blankets, nappies, food and cooking utensils to help hundreds of Zimbabweans caught up in xenophobic attacks.

Mugabe at children's party as Zim activists protest xenophobic attacks

2015-04-17 16:55

While rights activists in Harare have protested xenophobic attacks in South Africa, President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace attended a children's party, according to the state broadcaster.

Xenophobia: SA seeks to reassure African states

2015-04-17 15:33

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has sought to assure African heads of diplomatic missions that the country was dealing with the recent spate of xenophobic attacks.

Zim student body calls for attacks on SA businesses

2015-04-17 14:34

The Zimbabwe National Students Union has called on the Zimbabwe youths to retaliate xenophobic violence in SA by attacking South African businesses operating in Zimbabwe.

Riot police monitor Zim Black Friday protest

2015-04-17 13:56

Riot police in Harare are monitoring an anti-xenophobia protest by civil society activists and Zimbabweans at the South African embassy, an NGO official says.

King Goodwill to hold imbizo against xenophobia

2015-04-17 12:03

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini will hold a meeting with traditional leaders in a bid to stop xenophobic attacks.

Xenophobia: Zimbabweans to march to SA embassy

2015-04-17 10:48

Zimbabweans have taken to social media to mobilise for a "Black Friday" campaign following the deadly xenophobic attacks targeting foreign nationals in South Africa.

Over 1 000 Zimbabweans to leave SA on Sunday - report

2015-04-17 10:35

Over 1 000 Zimbabweans will return home from South Africa on Sunday in the wake of xenophobic attacks, reports say.

You have lost control of SA - Malema to Zuma

2015-04-17 09:47

EFF leader and MP Julius Malema lashed out at President Jacob Zuma saying, "You have lost control of the country, because you have lost control of your own family". WATCH.

I am Nigerian and I am not a criminal

2015-04-17 09:26

I have come to realise over my ten years of stay in SA that many South Africans really do not know much about Nigerians, writes Braimoh Bello.

African diplomats to meet Nkoana-Mashabane over xenophobia

2015-04-16 22:54

International Relations Minister Maite Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is set to meet with ambassadors and diplomats from other African countries to discuss the latest wave of xenophobic attacks in the country.

Police fired stun grenades at us - UCT students

2015-04-16 18:19

Police officials have fired stun grenades at about 50 University of Cape Town students protesting outside Parliament, the students say.

We were reacting to xenophobic threats in Benoni - police

2015-04-16 17:37

Public order police, who were involved in a scuffle with hostel dwellers in Benoni, have said they were reacting to threats of xenophobia in the area.

Authorities disperse foreigners in Joburg CBD

2015-04-16 17:27

Authorities have dispersed a group of around 400 foreigners who had gathered in the Johannesburg CBD, the metro police department says.

Calls for peace as clashes rage in Durban, Joburg

2015-04-16 17:27

As police clashed with a group trying to stop a “peace march” in Durban, the city’s mayor and other speakers have appealed for peace following a march against xenophobia.

Opposition parties condemn xenophobic attacks

2015-04-16 17:27

Opposition parties have condemned the spate of xenophobic attacks in the country in Parliament.

Xenophobic attacks: Mugabe under fire

2015-04-16 16:56

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who also chairs the SADC and the AU has come under fire over his silence as xenophobic attacks targeting foreign nationals spread from Durban to Johannesburg.

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