Foreign shop-owners in South Africa are accused of selling counterfeit food and food beyond its sell-by date. These claims are driven by politically charged opinions, not evidence.
Framing xenophobic violence as a question of immigrant victimisation invites divisions between neighbours.
A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.
Italy’s first black senator, and the party he represents, won’t be advancing the fight against xenophobia.
Recent xenophobic and Afrophobic utterances by Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu, two of the leading figures in South Africa’s EFF party, fly in the face of Africanism and ubuntu, says Blessing Vava.