/ 1 April 2022

Dudula vigilante group has the ANC stamp of approval

Sub-par politics: A man brandishes a golf club as Operation Dudula supporters remove street vendors’ stalls in Alexandra township in northern Johannesburg on 7 March 2022. They also forced the closure of allegedly foreign- owned shops and removed foreign street vendors on pavements. (Photo by Michele Spatari / AFP)
Despite warnings that vigilante organisations can become xenophobic and violent, the ruling ANC says the more grassroots groups like these, the better

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