Sometimes, thankfully, we embrace the African refugee.

Two African refugee children found unexpected embrace in xenophobic SA. The one was, of course, Enoch Mpianzi, the newly enrolled grade 8 pupil from Parktown Boys’ High School who drowned in the Crocodile River while his teachers brushed off his absence after a watersport event. Enoch’s parents fled to SA from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a murderous hotbed of gangsters in suits who not only stole elections but exterminated hundreds of thousands of Hutu refugees from nearby Rwanda.

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