Expect more violence until the acceptance that it is a valid tool of political expression is addressed.
We visit areas of Soweto affected by recent unrest to investigate whether it stemmed from xenophobic sentiment or random acts of criminality.
Another looting and torching incident has occurred, this time in the Alexandra township, with looters fleeing once police arrived.
Lawyers for Human Rights says it is dissapointed by the "disregard for human life" during this week's violence in Soweto.
Community policing forum chair Moses Letsoalo blames the police for being unable to prevent the violence even though they were outnumbered by the mob.
Steve Hofmeyr to sing for Boeremag legal fees, Riah Phiyega is no longer the president's darling, and a not-so-legal sale in Cape Town.
The Kenyan government says it believes it has recovered the remains of the four gunmen involved in the Westgate Mall shootings.
Several shops belonging to Somali nationals in KwaZakhele and New Brighton, PE, have been looted and burnt at the weekend.
Widespread looting in the township of Diepsloot is alleged to have been xenophobic, but a closer look shows otherwise.
Both local and international residents of Diepsloot have denied claims that xenophobia is behind two days of violence in the township.
Rebel leaders in the Central African Republic have violently cracked down on looters roaming the streets of the capital following the latest coup.
After three days of violent protests on the streets of Zamdela the government buckled and momentarily heeded the demands of residents in the area.
Police say they suspect rivalry betwen local and Somalian shopkeepers was behind the looting and burning of spaza shops in Port Elizabeth this week.
Zimbabweans chanting slogans from President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF trashed stalls owned by foreigners at a flea market in Harare on Monday.
US troops protected aid handouts and the UN sought extra peacekeepers in Haiti on Monday as looters emptied shops as survivors received medical care.