'Xenophobia mess is not ours alone'

28 April 2015 - 02:00
By Olebogeng Molatlhwa and Nivashni Nair

African leaders outraged by xenophobic attacks in South Africa must shoulder some of the blame. This is what President Jacob Zuma told thousands of people at the Freedom Day celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria, yesterday.In off-the-cuff comments, Zuma took exception to suggestions that South Africa alone was to blame for the attacks on its foreign residents sparked by a labour dispute in KwaZulu-Natal and which spread to Gauteng.

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