Xenophobia surges as Covid-19 slams South African economy

As the coronavirus outbreak has slammed the South African economy and pushed unemployment to a 17-year high, it’s awakened a recurrent social demon: xenophobia. Anti-immigrant groups have staged demonstrations in…

SA's broadcast media fingered for fueling xenophobia

By Daniel Itai, Pretoria, South Africa The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has fingered the country’s broadcast media as the enabler of xenophobic slurs that have been hovering in the…