I know who instigated anti-immigrant march - Msimanga

2017-02-25 12:23

Those who instigated violent protests around parts of Tshwane in the lead-up to the 2016 municipal elections were responsible for the violence in Atteridgeville during the anti-immigrant march, says Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga.

WRAP: Pretoria brought to a standstill during anti-immigrant march

2017-02-24 17:40

Certain parts of Pretoria have come to a standstill during an anti-immigrant march.

Mamelodi marchers accuse foreigners of destroying local business

2017-02-24 16:30

A memorandum, handed to the Department of Home Affairs by protesting Mamelodi residents, says the government should not allow African immigrants in the area to operate businesses freely and without regulation.

No place for xenophobia in Johannesburg – Mashaba

2017-02-24 15:59

Peace-loving South Africans need to reject groups trying to blame immigrants for crime and unemployment, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has said.

South Africans fed up with crime, not xenophobic - Zuma

2017-02-24 15:30

President Jacob Zuma says the march against immigrants in Pretoria is evidence that citizens are fed up with crime.

Blame govt, not immigrants, for lack of jobs - Maimane

2017-02-24 14:30

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has condemned violence against immigrants from the rest of the continent, and says that South Africans should rather direct their anger at the government.

Political parties condemn xenophobic violence

2017-02-24 12:44

Several political parties have come out and condemned the violent anti-immigrant protests and acts of intimidation that have broken out.

Don't 'brandish' all non-nationals as criminals - Zuma

2017-02-24 10:28

President Jacob Zuma has strongly condemned the violent tensions which have broken out between South Africans and immigrants in parts of Gauteng.

Anti-immigrant march expected in Pretoria

2017-02-24 06:45

A group calling itself the Mamelodi Concerned Residents is expected to march to the Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria to protest against immigrants in South Africa.

42 arrested following Rosettenville violence

2017-02-23 22:24

Police have arrested 42 people following xenophobic attacks in Rosettenville, Gauteng’s police commissioner has said.


Government must stop criminalising foreigners - Diaspora Forum

2017-02-25 11:37

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) has called on the government to stop making statements that criminalise people from other African countries amid fears that the xenophobic attacks in Tshwane could spread to other parts of South Africa.

Don’t take law into your own hands - police committee

2017-02-24 17:00

Parliament’s police committee has called on South Africans not to take the law into their own hands, as residents of Pretoria staged a march against immigrants.

Anti-immigration march is 'march of hatred' - Nelson Mandela Foundation

2017-02-24 16:30

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has strongly condemned attacks on foreign nationals during an anti-immigration march in Pretoria West, calling it a "march of hatred".

136 arrested in Pretoria during xenophobic violence - Phahlane

2017-02-24 15:59

Police arrested 136 people in Pretoria West over the past 24 hours, including during an anti-immigrant march, acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has said.

WATCH: South Africans aren't xenophobic - Jacob Zuma

Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma says the march against immigrants in Pretoria on Friday is evidence that citizens are fed up with crime.

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This is our country. We can't go - Nigerian man on anti-immigrant march

2017-02-24 13:12

Foreign nationals involved in a tense stand-off with marchers protesting their presence in Pretoria say South Africa is their home.

Stun grenades fired near Pretoria Home Affairs amid tense standoff

2017-02-24 12:09

Police and people marching against immigrants are locked in a tense standoff in the Pretoria CBD, with stun grenades going off near the Department of Home Affairs building.

Chaos as protest blocks Atteridgeville residents from going to work

2017-02-24 10:00

Protesters have blocked several streets in Atteridgeville, preventing residents from going to work, Gauteng police say.

Xenophobia: MTN 'shuts' offices in Nigeria, police 'on guard'

2017-02-24 06:08

Police in Nigeria are reportedly guarding the head office of the mobile phone giant MTN in the capital Abuja after protesters against xenophobic attacks in South Africa tried to storm it.

Churches should provide safety to victims of xenophobic attacks

2017-02-23 22:24

Organisations opposing xenophobic attacks asked churches in Pretoria to provide safety to victims of recent violence.

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