City’s mayor calls for calm

2015-04-18 00:00

MSUNDUZI Municipality Mayor Chris Ndlela added his voice to the calls for calm in the fight against xenophobia.

Speaking to Weekend Witness, Ndlela said it was encouraging to see many South Africans and Pietermaritzburg citizens standing up against the xenophobia that has spread from Durban to Pietermaritzburg and Johannesburg.

Civil servants, political leaders and religious leaders have this week hosted events around the city calling for an end to the attacks on foreigners.

“It is very encouraging to see the public [standing up] against xenophobia. We saw [on Thursday] the religious leader quickly mobilising,” said Ndlela.

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