South Africans ‘desensitised to crime and xenophobic attacks’

South Africans are becoming desensitised to crime and xenophobic attacks, the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria said on Thursday.

“We fear that xenophobic attacks are becoming regular phenomena, and the South African population is becoming increasingly … Read the rest

Diepsloot calm yesterday after reports of xenophobic violence

The situation in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg was calm on Saturday following reports of shop lootings and public violence during the last week, police said.

“It has been quiet, there were no incidents reported,” said Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said.

On … Read the rest