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Monday, 04-27-15, 16:32Zimbabwe Migrants Face Tough Return[IRIN] Harare -More than 2,000 Zimbabweans displaced by xenophobic attacks in South Africa have packed their bags for home. But Zimbabwe, a country teetering on the verge of economic collapse, is unlikely to offer them the means to restart their lives. read more...
Monday, 04-27-15, 4:54South Africa Jabs Nigeria's Jonathan[Premium Times] The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation, has described the recall of Nigeria's High Commissioner as an "unfortunate and regrettable" diplomatic step. read more...
Sunday, 04-26-15, 12:45South Africa's Envoy Explains...[Guardian] Mr. Lulu Louis Mnguni, is South Africa's High commissioner to Nigeria. In a chat with ABOSEDE MUSARI, he explains what is being done by his government to salvage the situation generated by the recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa. read more...
Saturday, 04-25-15, 11:54South Africa's New Scapegoats[Fahamu] In the land that ended apartheid two decades ago, violence against other Africans has been on the rise. What has gone wrong and what is to be done? read more...
Friday, 04-24-15, 16:42Achille Mbembe on Xenophobia; A Letter to Jacob Zuma[AfricaFocus] "Finally, one word about 'foreigners' and 'migrants'. No African is a foreigner in Africa! No African is a migrant in Africa! Africa is where we all belong, notwithstanding the foolishness of our boundaries. No amount of national-chauvinism will erase this. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 19:48Thousands March Against Attacks On Migrants[Al Jazeera] Several thousand demonstrators have marched through central Johannesburg to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 6:37Kaizer Chiefs Wins PSL Championship[CAJ News] Johannesburg -KAIZER Chiefs have been crowned the new Absa Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions following their massacre of visiting Polokwane City 4-1 at FNB Stadium on Wednesday nighty. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 17:34Women's Coalition of Zimbabwe issues statement on South Africa Xenophobic attacks[Gender Links] We the women of Africa, citizens of Zimbabwe, bemoan and denounce the slaughter of the sons and daughters of Africa in gruesome xenophobic attacks that have so far claimed five lives and maimed many in neighbouring South Africa. These statistics are appalling. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 7:25Soccer World Mourns Death of Shoes Moshoeu[SAFA] The South African Football Association (SAFA) has learnt with great sadness the passing on of former Bafana Bafana midfield maestro John Lesiba "Shoes"Moshoeu this afternoon (Tuesday, 21 April) at Morningside Clinic in Sandton. read more...
Tuesday, 04-21-15, 13:29Army Deployed to Curb Xenophobic Attacks[The Daily Vox] Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has deployed the defence force to Alexandra, in Johannesburg, and to parts of KwaZulu-Natal where xenophobic violence has escalated over the past two weeks. At least seven people have died, and thousands of people have been displaced following widespread attacks and looting. read more...

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