Xenophobia pours scorn on Ubuntu

Burned cars belonging to South African car dealership owner Yunus Salajee are seen in Johannesburg suburb of Malvern, on September 4, 2019, after South Africa's financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner violence. PHOTO | MICHELE SPATARI | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Even in the Southern African country’s current Constitution, Ubuntu is impliedly included by its frequent reference to human dignity.
  • Lazy leaders are fast to blame migrants and foreign nationals for ‘flooding’ South Africa and for taking up opportunities meant for the locals.

I may be wrong but something does not seem right in the Rainbow Nation.


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