South Africa Xenophobia: Zambian protest, Nigerians online fume, Ethiopia caution

Offshoots of the latest xenophobic incidents in South Africa’s city of Johannesburg has sparked off citizen reactions in some African countries – specifically in Zambia, Nigeria and Ethiopia.

Concerned Zambians plan protest

A group of concerned citizens in Zambia have written to the police with notice of a peaceful march and gathering at the premises of the South African Embassy in the capital Lusaka.

The group said the march was “to show displeasure to the South African government for the horrific conduct exhibited by their citizens and complacent approach their government has taken.

The march planned for September 4 it added: “is in no ways intended to cause any harm but just to communicate our concerns and observations,” the statement added. Clearance has yet to be given.

Ethiopia Embassy cautions citizens in SA – FANA report

The Ethiopian Embassy in South Africa advised Ethiopians to distance themselves from any confrontation and conflict until the current situation is stabilized.

It also advised them not to wear expensive jewelries and if possible, to close their shops, until peace is restored.

More information updated soon…

Be the first to comment

Advertisements