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Naming and exploring the causes of collective violence against African migrants in post-apartheid South Africa: Whither Ubuntu?
In South Africa, attacks mainly directed at black non-South Africans, is a rampant, longstanding phenomenon notwithstanding the spirit of Ubuntu which is thought to permeate the social fabric. Assumptions have been made ...
Hallmarks of irresponsible and unresponsive governance: Internal xenophobic attacks in South Africa’s municipalities
Municipalities face major pressures to demonstrate that they are responsible and responsive institutions. At present, different policies and institutions exist to guide local governance in pursuit of numerous ideals ...
Drivers of community xenophobic attacks in South Africa: poverty and unemployment
This paper argues that attacks of foreign nationals in most local communities were sparked by desperation precipitated by high rates of poverty and unemployment in South Africa. Additionally, there is citizens’ frustrations ...
Anti-Afrophobia policy shortfall and dilemma in the New Partnership for Africa’s Development and South Africa
Since 1994, South Africa witnessed various xenophobic attacks, the two recent ones leaving over 60 Africans dead in 2008 and 17 in 2015. Xenophobia is an embarrassment to the new South African Government, which is ...
Scarce skills expatriates in South African universities: Rhetoric and realities of the "Messianic" academics
This article investigates the reason for the continued scarce skills shortage, despite the recruitment of expatriates in academic institutions as an intervention measure. It argues that while the Human Resources Departments ...
Xenophobic attacks on foreign shop owners and street vendors in Louis Trichardt Central Business District, Limpopo Province
Xenophobic attacks in South Africa in 2008 and 2015 sent shockwaves through the country and the world. In these events, around 70 people were killed while thousands were displaced; and, property and products of street ...