Photo Shops looted in xenophobic attacks

South Africans have defied orders by President Jacob Zuma asking them to stop looting from stores belonging to foreign migrants.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Shops looted in xenophobic attacks play

Shops looted in xenophobic attacks

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Violent clashes have spread over the last two weeks and a 200-strong anti-immigrant protest on Thursday was dispersed by police firing rubber bullets and tear gas.

Foreign nationals have complained that the South African police are failing to protect them, raising the prospect of a row between Pretoria and its neighbours, as well as stirring hostility to South Africans working abroad.

Violence flared days after Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini said in remarks reported by local media that, foreigners should leave South Africa. He has since said his comments were misinterpreted.

On Thursday, President Zuma condemned the recent xenophobic attacks as "shocking". "No amount of frustration or anger can justify the attacks on foreign nationals and the looting of their shops," he added.

South Africans have defied orders  by Jacob Zuma and continued to loot from shops from foreign African nationals.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 GAF Ghana Armed Forces opens 2017/2018 recruitmentbullet
2 In Uganda Woman 37, has 38 childrenbullet
3 In Upper East Police woman commits suicidebullet
4 Illegal Mining I will pull down my pulpit and do galamsey if... - ...bullet
5 Galamsey in Ghana Minister sacks nine mine inspectorsbullet
6 Security Ghana Armed Forces resumes 2017 recruitment exercisebullet
7 Galamsey Ghana's cocoa risks being banned on the...bullet
8 Coconut Grove Fire April has been one of the most...bullet
9 VIDEO & PHOTOS Fire guts Dr. Nduom's Coconut Groove...bullet
10 Husband Wahala Many young ladies waste their beauty on...bullet

Top Videos

1 Watch Stop taking collection in churches -TB Joshua to Pastorsbullet
2 TRAGEDY Fire guts Coconut Grove Hotelbullet
3 Nigerians stop deportation of chained compatriot in KLM flightbullet
4 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries his...bullet
5 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophetbullet
6 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day -...bullet
7 Vitiligo Enam Honya - is challenging what you think about beautybullet
8 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
9 Woyome Judgement Debt Kweku Baako dances over Amidu's winbullet
10 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's...bullet

News