Zambia’s High Commissioner in South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba has called for an immediate stop to attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa.
Government has set up a National Action Plan to combat discrimination.
Cosatu’s is concerned about xenophobia rising, this after new draft regulations on the employment of foreign nationals was released by the Department of Labour.
More foreign-owned shops are closing their doors, fearing further looting and violence. This after the three people were left dead in Soweto, south of Johannesburg when locals attacked foreign businesses.
KwaZulu-Natal police will be closely monitoring some of Durban’s northern townships after a local business association issued an ultimatum to foreign shop owners to pack up and leave by Thursday.