“Siyasokola la (We are suffering here),” mourners shouted at the Zimbabwean ambassador to South Africa, David Hamadzipiri, as he stood on stage
Tag : Afrophobia
Sometime in 2019, I visited a north African country, where the desperate, fatalistic and haggard African immigrants headed for Europe pass through to
International migration in South Africa, particularly as it relates to the labour market, is a highly contentious topic. We, the undersigned
A smeared handprint visible in a splash of dried blood on a bright pink door is the only sign of the horrific crime that started behind this door on
Ministers for Home affairs and Police, Gauteng Premier and the National Police Commissioner addressed Diepsloot residents on Friday after days of
About 100 people marched under the banner of Operation Dudula to the police station in South Beach, Durban on Sunday. They are demanding that the
It’s been 14 years since the worst outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa, where more than 60 people were killed and hundreds displaced.
A new national disgrace has begun – and no one seems eager to stop it. Its source is a problem that is not new but which has worsened of late –
In early September 2019, xenophobic attacks escalated dramatically in two large South African cities, Johannesburg and Pretoria, as well as adjoining
It was inevitable that when brown-skinned Afghan refugees fleeing war were turned away from European borders over the past few years, the callous
A new movement called Kopanang Africa Against Xenophobia was formed on Saturday in response to ongoing attacks on immigrants. At the same time,
Much has been written about the EFF and the Patriotic Alliance’s xenophobic politics as their authoritarianism has entered places of work, where
Zimbabwean music maestro Thomas Mapfumo channeled his revolutionary rasp and talked tough about Africa at the third edition of African Crossroads.
The phrase “medical xenophobia” is often used to describe the negative attitudes and practices of South African health care professionals towards
On a particularly average morning, I hop into my Uber and the driver greets me in Xhosa. As we continue down the road, I wonder how this interaction