SA’s economic hub of Gauteng is moving to pass a law that could make it illegal for foreign nationals to run certain formal and informal businesses in the townships.

A lobby group, however, has dismissed the Gauteng Township Economic Development Bill as a recipe for disaster, saying it is not only unconstitutional, but could lead to a flare-up of xenophobic attacks in SA’s richest province...

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