ARTICLES RELATING TO XENOPHOBIA

Four held for killing teen during looting

2015-01-30 22:14
87 comments

Four people have been arrested for the murder of a teenager in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria.

Foreign nationals shot in KZN shop

2015-01-30 14:18

Three foreign nationals were shot and injured and a fourth was assaulted in their shop in Nsuze near Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Lindiwe Zulu should resign

2015-01-30 08:49

The Minister's comments, in light of increasing xenophobia, are utterly disgraceful and if she is not fired, she should resign, writes Kameel Premhid.

Govt must prosecute xenophobic violence - Sonke

2015-01-27 15:36

Government must protect all people in South Africa and prosecute those perpetrating violence, including non-South Africans, Sonke Gender Justice says.

'My 13-year-old niece was raped and the cops won't help her'

2015-01-27 11:30

Hate crimes lead to damaged kids but compassionate parenting can fix it.

'My 13-year-old niece was raped and the cops won't help her'

2015-01-27 08:47

Hate crimes lead to damaged kids but compassionate parenting can fix it.

Somali shop owner's status in SA to be checked

2015-01-26 14:15

Somali shop owner Alodixashi Sheik Yusuf's murder case has been postponed by the Protea Magistrate's Court until his status in the country could be established.

Lack of compassion for foreigners: Lawyers

2015-01-24 18:25

Lawyers for Human Rights say the unrest that flared up in Soweto shows a lack of compassion for foreign nationals.

Reject stolen property: Makhura

2015-01-24 09:58
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Parents who allow stolen property into their houses are a curse to the community, says Gauteng premier David Makhura.

'Integrate' foreigners into township economy

2015-01-23 14:58

Integration must happen without creating an impression to a township dweller that there is a total takeover, according to the Small Business portfolio chairperson.

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In today's news headlines: 121 people have been arrested for looting in several areas around Soweto, South African Deon Cornelius (29) has been sentenced to death in Malaysia for smuggling drugs & Jacob Zuma's son slams Zelda la Grange.

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Press club condemns police action

2015-01-23 08:54

The National Press Club has condemned in the strongest terms the manner in which a Sapa reporter was handled by the three police officers in Dobsonville, Soweto.

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The number of people arrested for looting in several areas around Soweto has risen from 68 to 121. Looting continues as police assist foreign nationals move out of Soweto. Watch.

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Some Soweto looters 'still in school uniform'

2015-01-23 06:01
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The youth are the instigators behind the looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto, Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant-General Lesetja Mothiba says.

Police out in numbers to protect fearful foreigners

2015-01-22 20:55

Dozens of police cars have surrounded a supermarket near the iKwezi train station in Soweto following attacks and looting of foreign-owned shops.

Foreigners in Soweto appeal for help after looting

2015-01-22 13:18

Foreign nationals say they want the South African government to help them following attacks and looting of their shops in Soweto.

39 held for Soweto looting, violence

2015-01-22 06:02

Twenty-nine more people have been arrested in Bramfischerville and Snake Park in connection with the looting and violence which began earlier this week, bringing the number of people arrested to 39.

Joburg church to close doors on refugees

2014-12-23 08:51
161 comments

The Methodist Church in central Johannesburg will be closing its doors to refugees by the end of December.

Grabouw protests spiral out of control

2014-09-15 21:45
101 comments

Police are trying to clear the N2 after protesters in and around Grabouw, in the Western Cape, started fires on the highway after earlier pouring oil on the road. Shops owned by foreigners are also being looted.

Non-racialism an elusive dream - Makhura

2014-08-22 13:23

Non-racialism in the country remains an elusive dream despite progress made in the past 20 years, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Foreigners' shops looted in Daveyton

2014-08-20 08:27

A number of shops owned by foreigners in Daveyton have been looted, Ekurhuleni metro police have said.

Foreigner injured in mob justice attack

2014-06-20 07:48

A man has been hospitalised after a crowd attacked foreign nationals in Mpumalanga, claiming that body parts had been found in one of their homes, police say.

Nigeria outraged by 'merciless beating' by cops

2014-03-13 17:53
122 comments

Nigeria has protested the "merciless beating" of one its nationals by South African police and has demanded that the perpetrators be punished.

Don't fear foreign skills

2014-02-21 07:13

SA should recognise the contribution of foreigners, writes Mzwandile Jacks.

 

Anger over attack on Ethiopians in KZN

2015-01-30 19:02

The attack on four foreigners in their shop in Nsuze, near Dundee, is unfortunate, KwaZulu-Natal's Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC Willies Mchunu says.

Teen killed during looting in Atteridgeville

2015-01-30 13:36

A teenager has been killed during looting of yet another spaza shop, this time in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria.

Minister's Facebook post unrelated to Soweto unrest - dept

2015-01-29 20:58
82 comments

Comments made by Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane on social media in no way influenced the recent attacks on foreign shop owners in Soweto, the department says.

Foreigners must share to avoid looting - minister

2015-01-28 19:33
439 comments

Foreign shop owners must share their trade secrets with people in townships where they operate to curb violence and looting, says Small Business Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Somali board warns shop owners to stay away

2015-01-27 14:38

Foreign shop owners displaced by violence and looting in Gauteng should not return to their businesses yet, the Somali Community Board says.

'My 13-year-old niece was raped and the cops won't help her'

2015-01-27 08:48

Hate crimes lead to damaged kids but compassionate parenting can fix it.

Soweto violence should be treated as hate crimes - SAJBD

2015-01-26 21:13

The recent attacks on foreign shop owners in Gauteng are shameful and outrageous, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies says.

Somali shop owner appears for shooting

2015-01-26 13:08

The trial of a foreign shop owner has been delayed in the Protea Magistrate's Court due to the unavailability of a Somali interpreter.

Winnie visits Manye's family

2015-01-24 12:04

ANC veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has visited the family of a bystander who was killed during an attack on a foreign-owned shop in Swaneville.

Soweto looting causes outrage

2015-01-24 07:34
116 comments

A number of organisations and political parties have expressed outrage at the continued looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto, south of Johannesburg.

Police chief: We are not overwhelmed by protests

2015-01-23 10:06

Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba says the police are not overwhelmed by ongoing protests in Soweto, stating they are managing the situation.

Police vow action against looting cop

2015-01-23 08:55

Police have vowed to take strong action against a policeman who allegedly took part in the looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto.

Looting in Soweto as police assist foreign nationals

2015-01-23 08:45

The number of people arrested for looting in several areas around Soweto has risen from 68 to 121. Looting continues as police assist foreign nationals move out of Soweto. Watch.

121 held for looting in Soweto

2015-01-23 07:58

The number of people arrested for looting in several areas around Soweto has risen from 68 to 121, Gauteng police have said.

Residents divided as foreigners flee Soweto

2015-01-22 21:48

Soweto residents are divided as many foreigners have left the community following attacks and looting of their shops.

No excuse for Soweto violence - Cosatu

2015-01-22 20:18

Cosatu says there is no excuse for assault, killings and looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto.

Soweto violence not xenophobic - MEC

2015-01-22 13:18
102 comments

This week's violence and looting against foreign shop owners in Soweto is not xenophobic, Gauteng's community safety MEC says.

More shops looted in Soweto

2015-01-21 08:27
127 comments

The looting of shops owned by foreign nationals spread to other areas in Soweto following a shooting incident in Snake Park, near Dobsonville, Gauteng police have said.

Fear xenophobia behind KZN attacks

2014-12-16 16:16

Recent arson attacks on Somali-owned shops in KwaMashu, near Durban, could be motivated by xenophobia, KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu says.

Metro FM xenophobia complaint dismissed

2014-08-27 12:46

Complaints that remarks on a Metro FM current affairs show encouraged xenophobia have been dismissed by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA.

6 held for looting shops in Daveyton

2014-08-20 09:44

Six people have been arrested for looting shops owned by foreigners in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni metro police says.

Xenophobia on the rise - survey

2014-08-14 13:51

Levels of xenophobia and intolerance of foreigners is increasing in Gauteng, a survey released has found.

SA not protecting Somali refugees - Amnesty

2014-06-12 19:06

The South African government and police are not doing enough to protect Somali refugees, rights organisation Amnesty International says.

Don't fear foreign skills

2014-02-21 09:41

SA should recognise the contribution of foreigners, writes Mzwandile Jacks.

Cops escort foreigners out of Cullinan

2014-02-19 13:11
107 comments

Police say they are escorting foreign shop owners out of Cullinan, east of Pretoria, to protect them from protesters.

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