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  1. Mugabe "shocked and disgusted" by xenophobic attacks in SARead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says the wave of violence against foreign nationals in SA should never happen again elsewhere on the continent. Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Saturday expressed his "shock and disgust" at "horrible" xenophobic attacks in neighbouring South Africa in his first public reaction to the violence that has swept parts of Durban and Johannesburg.


  2. Sharks take aim at BullsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago |

    In the weeks to come the Sharks can look forward to welcoming back some key players, and with this in mind, the Durban side will be determined to ensure that they don't leave too much to do before the return of these influential reinforcements. The Sharks have battled their way through 10 successive weeks of Super Rugby action, having had to adapt and adjust in the absence of injured stars such as Willem Alberts, S'bura Sithole, Pieter-Steph du Toit and Patrick Lambie.


  3. .com | Zuma cancels Indonesia trip to address xenophobic attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | News24

    President Jacob Zuma has cancelled a trip to Indonesia to attend to the on-going attacks on foreign nationals in the country, the presidency said on Saturday. "We reiterate our message that there can be no justification for the attacks on foreign nationals," Zuma said in a statement.


  4. Anti-foreigner violence spreads in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago |

    South African police have detained more than 30 people as a wave of violence against Africans and other immigrants spread to Johannesburg. The xenophobic violence that erupted in the country's eastern port city of Durban several weeks ago has so far left at least six people dead and displaced thousands.


  5. Anti-immigrant violence in South Africa spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Erie Times News

    A crowd of anti-immigrant protesters demonstrate outside the Jeppe hostel in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, April 17, 2015, where some foreigners have sought refuge. Several shops and cars owned by foreigners were torched in downtown Johannesburg overnight in continued anti-immigrant attacks.


  6. More cops to be deployed to Xenophobic violence hotspotsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    More than 30 people have been arrested overnight, as attacks on foreign nationals continued in informal settlements and the Johannesburg CBD. Six people have died this week and thousands have been displaced due to the hostility between locals and foreign nationals.


  7. Why South Africans Are Attacking Immigrants In DurbanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Public Radio

    Mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, South Africa, Thursday, hoping to drive out foreigners looking for work. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with the BBC's Milton Nkosi about the attacks.


  8. .com | Mugabe, Grace arrive for independence celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    President Robert Mugabe arrived on Saturday at a wet sports stadium in Harare for Zimbabwe's 35th anniversary of independence celebrations, which have been overshadowed by xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Wearing a suit and a green and gold presidential sash, Mugabe, 91, walked briskly under an umbrella to a podium in the National Sports Stadium accompanied by his wife Grace.


  9. News Analysis: Xenophobic violence lingers in S. Africa despite Zuma's appeals for calmRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Despite appeals by South African President Jacob Zuma and other political leaders for calm, violence against foreigners continued in parts of South Africa on Thursday. South Africans living and working in other African countries braced for reprisals on Friday as protests were reported in Mozambique, Malawi and Nigeria.


  10. Reds' Robinson giving back to rugby where it countsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    The life of a professional rugby union player does come with its trappings - lucrative contracts, prime time TV exposure, staying at luxurious hotels. But ask Beau Robinson what gives him the greatest satisfaction from plying his trade with the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby and his answer is none of the above.


  11. Ghanaian In South Africa KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    A Ghanaian has been confirmed among foreigners killed in South Africa in xenophobic attacks that have been raging on for a couple of weeks now. Foreign Minister Hannah Tetteh confirmed the death of Emmanuel Kwesi Quarcoo and said his body was found by the roadside with head injuries in the port city of Durban in the Kwazulu Natal Province.


  12. Xenophobic attacks: We have not yet reached evacuation point - " AhwoiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Ghana's High Commissioner to South Africa Kwesi Ahwoi says xenophobic attacks on African nationals are 'calming down in a lot of areas'. Speaking on Joy News' Top Story, Kwesi Ahwoi explained that talks of immediate evacuation may be too early an option.


  13. Johannesburg braced for more anti-immigrant violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Scenes of looted stores are greeting Johannesburg residents in South Africa as police assist foreign nationals to safety in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, following a second day of violence. Colonel Dlamini, Gauteng police spokesperson, told Al Jazeera: "We believe these are pure criminal acts.


  14. Xenophobia: 'payback' threats issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    African-based terror groups Boko Haram and al-Shabaab's threats to attack South Africans in retaliation for xenophobic violence should not be taken lightly. Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks, president of the Cape Town-based Muslim Judicial Council , who said at its Crawford headquarters that "we should not be naive".


  15. Production normal at S.Africa's largest refinery after fireRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Production at the 172,000 barrels per day Sapref refinery, South Africa's largest and co-owned by BP and Shell, is normal following a pipeline fire that was extinguished on Saturday morning, a spokeswoman said. On Friday night an official at the refinery, situated in the eastern port city of Durban, said an explosion had occurred outside the refinery.


  16. .com | Beitbridge gears up for Zim repatriatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News24

    Beitbridge border post is gearing up to receive the first contingent of more than 1 500 Zimbabweans who want to return home because of the xenophobic violence in South Africa, state media reported on Saturday. Madzudzo Pawadyira, the director of Zimbabwe's Civil Protection Unit, said they were expecting returning Zimbabweans to start arriving at the busy border post on Sunday, the official Chronicle newspaper said.


  17. .com | Xenophobia and SA's reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News24

    The recent spate of the so called 'xenophobia' attacks against foreigners that started in Cape Town, then spread to Durban, with Johannesburg to follow and now even the East Rand now amounts to nothing more than 'criminal activities' with 'xenophobia' being called and used as the matre, and is as a result of the unemployment, poverty, greed, and lack of education especially so amongst the youths and all those that are responsible for the looting of the shops, killing innocent people in the process, and then all of this broadcast all over the world as the present state of affairs in South Africa.


  18. .com | Xenophobia: Rubber bullets, tear gas, and pleas for it to stopRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News24

    Six people died this week and thousands were displaced as hostility between some locals and foreigners escalated in Durban and parts of Johannesburg. Earliest reports show that the first sparks were at the end of March, when the Daily News reported that crisis talks had started in the province on March 31 after 170 foreigners were displaced, sleeping on police station lawns and in their cars.


  19. South Africa: Transnet's Molefe Seconded to EskomRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Brian Molefe has been seconded to Eskom as its acting Chief Executive Officer, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced on Friday. Molefe is currently the Group Chief Executive Officer at state entity Transnet.


  20. Anti-immigrant violence spreads to South Africa's largest cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Residents in South Africa's largest city, Johannesburg, attacked foreign-owned shops Thursday night in the latest round of anti-immigrant violence, a national problem that has stunned other African nations. Twelve were arrested for the attacks, the BBC reports, and dozen of foreigners sought refuge at a police station in an eastern Johannesburg suburb.