Tag "Xenophobia"

HOW A TODDLER ‘SINOXOLO HLABANZANA’  DIED AT BOSASA’S DETENTION CENTER

Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price. Irene Malumbu felt the handcuffs click over both her wrists. It had been a hot highveld day

WHY NIGERIANS ARE ATTACKED BY SOUTH AFRICANS

When Anthony Ezeanya moved into a modest flat in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, in 2002, the place was predominantly a highbrow area reserved for South Africa’s elite. By the time he relocated

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REPORT – HOW NIGERIANS BECOME VICTIMS OF A XENOPHOBIC ATTACK IN SOUTH AFRICA

In the wake of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by South Africans, an exclusive report has revealed how notable cities like Hillbrow become dungeons of social vices, where Nigerian migrants become

XENOPHOBIC DISCOURSE AND DISEASE

There continues to be widespread xenophobia in South Africa and some discourse has dangerous implications. When the Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, referred to overcrowding of hospitals by immigrants constituting

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IMMIGRANT SHOP OWNERS TERRORISED IN NEWCASTLE: ‘WE DON’T KNOW WHEN THE ATTACKS WILL STOP’

James Melesa is one of dozens of immigrant shopkeepers from Ethiopia, Somalia, Bangladesh and Pakistan who are living in fear in Osizweni, Newcastle. A spate of violent robbery attacks on

NIGERIAN SHOPS TORCHED IN BACKLASH OVER DRUG DEALERS IN HILLBROW

“Let it burn. There are drugs inside.” These were the words of encouragement shouted after a large crowd of people set fire to several shops in Hillbrow‚ Johannesburg. Police spokesperson

KLIPFONTEIN RESIDENTS WANT FOREIGN-OWNED BUSINESSES CLOSED

The rape of a ten-year-old girl, allegedly by a foreign shopkeeper, has left the community of Klipfontein in Midrand up in arms. Some residents want all foreign-owned businesses to close

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FOREIGN NATIONALS ESCORTED OUT OF MIDDELBURG AFTER SHOPS LOOTED DURING PROTESTS

Demonstrations erupted following the killing of a 25-year-old woman on Wednesday. Mpumalanga police are escorting foreign nationals out of Middelburg on Thursday morning after their shops were looted during violent

MIGRANTS ‘TARGETED’ IN WIDESPREAD LOOTING IN MIDDLEBURG

Foreigners are reportedly being targeted in widespread looting in Mhluzi, outside Middleburg in Mpumalanga. eNCA understand police have made one arrest, following the discovery of a burnt body of a

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MY NAME PUTS ME AT THE DOOR BUT MY PASSPORT TAKES ME OUT – DARLINGTON STEVE

Darlington Steve, Nigerian media mogul based in Johannesburg chatted to Tumelo Mothotoane and Jason Goliath of The Morning Show on Etv about discrimination against immigrants in the corporate world in