Too scared to say a foreign word

2008-05-23 00:00

Xenophobic attacks are not reserved for the poor in shack settlements. A young Morningside mother, who arrived from Kenya with her engineer husband nearly 10 years ago and is now a permanent resident, has retreated into her flat, too afraid even to send her children to school.

“He then started shouting in English, asking why I was walking with a white woman. If that man had had anything in his hand, I would have been dead.” publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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