Foreign nationals working in the logistics industry in South Africa say they are being targeted, despite meeting the requirements for their jobs, as a recent truck strike persists.
A coalition of KwaZulu-Natal churches have been distributing food vouchers to communities of foreign nationals who are unable to access formal government aid during the lockdown.
Some foreign nationals in Gauteng say government’s excluded them from social relief.
Some foreign nationals who are still living on the streets around the Central Police Station and the District Six Museum say they are pleading with the authorities to take them to a safe and humane space during the lockdown.
Home Affairs Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, has described as surprising, the removal of foreign nationals from the Central Methodist Church at Green Market Square to Bellville.