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Posts tagged as “xenophobic violence”

Xenophobia and violence: A call for psychological expertise

In recent months, the country has experienced gruesome incidents of xenophobia-related violence. Some South Africans attacked, injured and killed a number of non-nationals and South…

The lice in the Zulu king’s blanket

By Alois Rwiyegura If South Africa fails to achieve an objective reading of what we simplistically call xenophobic attacks and take the correct actions, it…

Afrophobia, a case of self-mutilation

“I sang struggle songs with the South Africans when they were in Kenya hiding from the government.” Granted my uncle later admitted that it was…

Understanding violent behaviour in South Africa

* Understanding does not mean condoning The current state of affairs across the world has made peace and security a pressing concern not just in…