Looting, Deaths - Foreign-Owned Shops Bear Brunt of Xenophobia
Immigrant-owned shops, belonging to people from Somalia, Bangladesh, China and Pakistan, have been closed after they were looted by residents protesting over poor services from the Lesedi Municipality in Gauteng, South Africa. This comes after xenophobic violence erupted in Soweto in which several foreign-owned spaza shops were looted and two were killed.
A Chinese man returns to Ratanda to see if there is anything left to salvage from his shop.
News24Wire, 29 August 2018
The DA and ANC have called for calm and have condemned the violence that erupted in Soweto, Johannesburg on Wednesday in which 15 people were arrested and two were killed. Read more »
At least 15 people have been arrested and three have died in violence in Soweto, Johannesburg. Several foreign-owned spaza shops were looted during protests. The City of ... Read more »