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  1. .com | Xenophobia: It's under control, says GigabaRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | News24

    Pretoria Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Sunday government's efforts to stop the xenophobic violence were bearing fruit. Gigaba held a media briefing on government's efforts to prevent violence towards foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng that have left at least six people dead.


  2. South Africa Says Violence Under Control as Death Count RisesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. South Africa defended its efforts to stop attacks on migrant workers against criticism from around the continent that it isn't doing enough to end the worst anti-foreigner violence in years.


  3. We can stop xenophobic attacks: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Despite an outbreak of xenophobic violence and looting in South Africa, government insists its intelligence services remain competent enough to detect and counter violence before it flares. "We are on the ground looking at various issues but to secure the country will also need South Africans to play their part.


  4. .com | "We will find you" - Govt warns perpetrators of xenophobic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News24

    Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on Sunday warned perpetrators of xenophobic violence would face the full might of the law. "We want to issue a stern warning to those who lend themselves to acts of public violence.


  5. We're handling the problem: ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Government has moved to reassure foreign investors that they are welcome to do business in South Africa in the wake of the xenophobic attacks that have erupted in the country. This follows President Jacob Zuma's cancellation of his trip to Indonesia to visit affected areas in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday.


  6. The wind of change is yet to blowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    One still asks oneself what the logic was of linking the transformation of higher education sector to the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town . The statue has fallen but the situation in higher education in terms of transformation is still what it was.


  7. Madness in S/Africa: We stand with Jonathan government on safety of Nigerians - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Vanguard

    P resident -elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari , has said he is in full support of the steps taken by the Jonathan government to protect Nigerians from the wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. In a statement released in Abuja, yesterday, Buhari commended Nigeria's Head of Mission in Pretoria for the steps he took, advising the Nigerian business community in South Africa to close shop, stay indoors and keep out of trouble.


  8. Ugly victory lifts Bulls to secondRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Northern Bulls rose four places to second in the Super 15 standings after an ugly 17-10 victory on Saturday at fellow South Africans Coastal Sharks. Leading competition points scorer this season Handre Pollard kicked four penalties for the winners to take his tally to 120 and right-wing Francois Hougaard scored a breathtaking try.


  9. Nigeria: Xenophobic Attacks - President-Elect Supports FG's StepsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    The President-elect, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday expressed full support to the steps taken by the Nigerian government to protect its citizens from xenophobic attacks in South Africa.


  10. Buhari Satisfied with steps taken by Jonathan on South Africa's xenophobic attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Nigerian President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, says he is in full support of the steps taken so far by the Nigerian government in its efforts to protect the country's citizens from the wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. In a statement released in Abuja on Saturday, April 16, Mr. Buhari said that Nigeria's Head of Mission in Pretoria had taken the right steps by advising the Nigerian community in South Africa to close their shops, stay home and keep out of trouble, while ensuring that they obey the laws of their host country.


  11. South Africa 'sorry' for attacks on Africans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    SOUTH Africa's acting High Commissioner to Uganda Wendy Swartz has rendered an "unreserved apology" to the African continent for the spate of xenophobic attacks targeting African immigrants in her country describing them as "criminal and unacceptable." Wendy said the deadly attacks on African immigrants, whose countries of origin offered refugee to thousands of South Africans during the dark Apartheid days and supported the subsequent struggle to end the iniquitous supremacist system is a betrayal to the continent.


  12. Malawi: Xenophobic Attacks Won't Affect Diplomatic Ties With SA - VPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Lilongwe has ruled out any possibility of a diplomatic spat with South Africa following xenophobic attacks in the rainbow nation which have affected 420 Malawians, three of whom are seriously injured. However, the Malawi Government has requested Pretoria to ensure that proper security measures are provided to all people affected by the ongoing xenophobic attacks.


  13. South Africa pledges safety of foreignersRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    The South African government will do everything within its power to ensure the safety of all citizens and foreign nationals in the country, African heads of diplomatic mission in Pretoria were told on Friday. Addressing members of the African Diplomatic Corp on steps that South Africa is taking to stop the ongoing xenophobic attacks that have largely targeted black Africans, South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said her country remained committed to values of human dignity and upholding the rule of law, Xinhua reported.


  14. Rubber Bullets Fired Amid South Africa ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sky News

    Protesters set cars alight on Friday night and attempted to loot shops owned by foreigners in the Jeppestown suburb of Johannesburg. The violence has been going on for about a fortnight - mostly in Durban.


  15. Death toll rises to six in S. Africa's xenophobia violenceRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    A foreigner has died in a xenophobia attack, bringing the death toll to six since violence erupted in late March, authorities said on Friday. The foreigner, whose name and nationality were not given, was attacked and killed after by a mob at his home in KwaZulu-Natal Province, where the latest wave of xenophobia violence first erupted on March 25. "We can now confirm that a sixth person has died as a result of the current violence in KwaZulu-Natal," police spokesperson Jay Naicker said in a statement.


  16. Shops set ablaze, looted as xenophobic attacks spread in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    A man rises a baton to intimidate members of the media, threatening to burn down foreign shops owners. Photo / Getty Images Shocking scenes have emerged from the streets of Johannesburg, where South Africa was experiencing yet another day of widespread looting and anti-immigrant attacks.


  17. S Africa seeks diplomatic support to defeat anti-immigrant unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Times

    PRETORIA: South Africa sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent on Friday to defeat the "demon" of anti-immigrant violence in which at least four people have been killed over the past fortnight. Foreign nationals have complained that the South African police are failing to protect them, raising the prospect of a row between Pretoria and its neighbours, as well as stirring hostility to South Africans working abroad.


  18. South Africa violence: President Zuma appeals for calm as anti-immigrant unrest spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Independent

    The old demons have returned. In Isipingo, a group of African immigrants lay slumped on the ground surrounded by a crowd baying for blood.


  19. Come away with Marc amid SA's troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    "You get up with things to do in the morning, you forget how to dance, how to have a good time," Lottering said. The event, which started last year in South Africa, invites ticket-holders to go to a secret location for a day of food, music and merriment.


  20. S/Africa seeks diplomatic support to defeat anti-immigrant unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    South Africa on Friday in Pretoria sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent to tackle the ongoing anti-immigrant violence in the country. This was as a result of series of complaints by foreign nationals that the South African police are failing to protect them.