Governance failure is at the root of xenophobic violence
Anti-immigrant vigilantism is recurring with increasing frequency in SA. The consequences will be felt by all the country’s residents
Joburg’s migrant informal traders have faced a great deal of harassment of late.
In June, a fire gutted Yeoville’s “African market”, where many traders from elsewhere on the continent sold food. Some took great financial risk to set up shop there, one immigrant told radio station 702, but it was the place to go if you wanted a taste from home...
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