The South African government is on the spot over reported cases of xenophobic attacks in the outskirts of Johannesburg, Durban
South African’s International Relations and Co-operation Minister; Lindiwe Silulu, has called for calm, promising all foreign nationals of their safety as they increase surveillance across the affected areas
There has been reported attacks in the Coastal Province of Kwa Zulu-Natal and Limpopo, that started last week where Malawian nationals were attacked in Sydenham and Overport in Durban.
The violence allegedly sparked off after South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa made statements that maligned foreign businessmen living and working in South Africa
However, President Ramaphosa has since called for peaceful coexistence and assured foreign nationals of their safety in the country.