Is Xenophobia on the Rise Again in South Africa?

No less than 15 houses either owned or leased by foreigners, particularly Nigerians, have been burnt by infuriated demonstrators in, Rosettenville, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Police utilized teargas and elastic slugs to scatter the group, yet the protesters were not stopped.

Two houses were alleged to have been singed amid the protest in the area, police attempted to contain the furious group, however were not able as they kept on torching more houses having a place with medication masters in the area.

The inhabitants are furious that foreign nationals had transformed the area into a drug asylum.

Africa Review on Sunday said a few shops owned by foreign nationals in the region were likewise plundered.


South Africa occupants in the region claimed Nigerians had unlawfully assumed control of most properties and transformed them into drug and prostitution sanctums.

The African Diaspora Forum executive, marc Gbaffou who affirmed the assaults pointed the finger at Johannesburg leader Herman Mashaba for his remarks.

Toward the beginning of December, he had said that illicit workers in the nation ought to be dealt with as crooks.

On Friday he said remote nationals were utilizing young ladies as youthful as nine as whores in medication houses.

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South Africa police have captured a man found in one of the houses that were set on fire in the territory.

Be that as it may, occupants have blamed the police for utilizing pointless force on nonconformists.


Written by How Africa

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