Zuma assigns ministers to deal with xenophobic attacks

Stability returns to South Africa

South Africa is calm again after recent xenophobic violence in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, according to the inter-ministerial task team on migration. Operation Fiela has cracked down on crime, with thousands arrested. Also, almost 6 000 foreign nationals have been voluntarily repatriated.
Peace and calm returns to South Africa

Peace and calm returns to South Africa

The violence against foreigners that flared earlier this month had abated, said Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. South Africa was helping to repatriate foreign nationals who wanted to return home, and was offering services to those who chose to stay.

Salga Limpopo decries xenophobic attacks

The Limpopo branch of the South African Local Government Association (Salga) has condemned, in "the strongest possible terms", the recent wave of xenophobic attacks in different parts of the country.

Zuma condemns xenophobic attacks

Zuma condemns xenophobic attacks

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg, calling for calm. "We cannot accept that when there are challenges we then use violence - particularly to our brothers and sisters from the continent," he said in an interview with SABC on Wednesday night.

African Union statement on xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the chairperson of the African Union Commission, has described the attacks of foreign nationals in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal as "unacceptable," calling for their immediate halt while again expressing her deep concern about the violence.

'Africans cannot be foreigners in Africa'

Human Rights month is ‘a time for cohesion and respect’

Justice Minister Michael Masutha called on communities to end the xenophobic looting of shops and property of foreign nationals in South Africa at an official government event held in Uithenhage to commemorate Human Rights Day.