#XenophobicSA violence could spark more African boycotts of SA businesses – ADF

Adam Wakefield, News24

Johannesburg – The xenophobic violence taking place in South Africa possibly meant other African countries would boycott South African business interests across the continent, the Africa Diaspora Forum (ADF) said on Monday.

ADF representative Jean Pierre Lumumba, speaking to reporters in Johannesburg ahead of the People’s March Against Xenophobia on Thursday, said: “We are not mourning Emmanuel Sithole. We are not mourning all the victims of the xenophobia. We are organising ourselves,” he said.

“What we are seeing in South Africa today, we are seeing the victims of apartheid yesterday becoming the oppressors of people from Africa [today].”

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