Xenophobia: The reality

Xenophobia: The reality

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'You never forget the past'
'You never forget the past'
Anne Marie fled the Rwandan genocide in 1994. But her new life in South African was shattered in the 2008 xenophobia attacks.
Africa's brain gain
Africa's brain gain
"Migration has been happening since time immemorial. The United States was built as a nation of immigrants. Migration happens. Fact."
Still no xenophobia for Mthethwa
Still no xenophobia for Mthethwa
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa insisted on Friday that the recent violence in the Western Cape was "so-called" rather than actual xenophobia.
Zim sets up tents for nationals fleeing SA
Zim sets up tents for nationals fleeing SA
Zimbabwe has set up temporary shelters for scores of its nationals leaving South Africa following threats of attacks on foreigners, an official said.
Talk of violence played down, but security is tight
Talk of violence played down, but security is tight
South African authorities might be denying a xenophobic upsurge in the wake of the World Cup, but they are taking no chances.
Police action calms fears
Police action calms fears
Some foreigners are slowly going back to their homes, but others remain cautious.
Police ensure that all's quiet on the Western front
Police ensure that all's quiet on the Western front
By day the 26-year-old SA woman sells vetkoek and apples on a bustling street in Du Noon, at night she sleeps at the home of her Malawian friend.
No justice for burning man
No justice for burning man
While police action this time around has been swift, justice for many of those involved in the xenophobic attacks has been painfully slow.
Bias, brigandry and the prophets of doom
Bias, brigandry and the prophets of doom
"The mysterious incompatibility of bias and brigandry" sums up the government's curious responses to the current xenophobic violence.
Cape Somalis 'still being threatened'
Cape Somalis 'still being threatened'
A Somali-born moved to a predominantly coloured area of the Strand near Cape Town to escape xenophobia. But now he has been asked to close shop.

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