South African minister ‘appalled’ by violence against Somalis

Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on international developments, 07 June 2013, OR Tambo Building

Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the media.

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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.

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