The office of the UN Secretary General has rejected a request from the South African Government to briefly release the Joint AU-UN Envoy to Sudan’s Darfur region from his duties so that he can assist with addressing African concerns about xenophobia.
Political analyst, Zamikhaya Maseti, says the Special Envoys deployed by President Cyril Ramaphosa should offer no apologies but rather a stern warning to the various governments to make sure their nationals adhere to the rule of law while in South Africa.
Pretoria is deploying Special Envoys throughout Africa to demonstrate solidarity with the continent, in the wake of a spate of attacks on foreign nationals in the past few weeks.
KwaZulu-Natal police are preparing to combat alleged planned xenophobic attacks in Ndwedwe and Verulam, north of Durban.
South Africa is not an island, it belongs to the continent and the global village. These were the words of Bafana Bafana newly appointed head coach Molefi Ntseki as he was appealing to the perpetrators of the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa to stop.