Big Tension Erupts South Africa As angry youths storms the street in a fresh protest chanting “Foreigners must leave” (See Video)



A fresh round of violence is currently building up in the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, as armed protesters are out again, demanding that foreigners leave their country immediately.

South African newspaper, Sowetan Live, reports thatthe protesters, who carried weapons such as knobkerries, are waiting to be addressed by Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a notable politician and Zulu tribe leader. The protesters, who are said to be residents of hostels in eastern Johannesburg, marched on Sunday along Jules Street in the area.

Protesting hostel dwellers took to the streets on Sunday stating that they want foreign nationals to leave.
Image: Penwell Dlamini

Sowetan Live reports that Siphiwe Mhlongo, chairman of hostel headmen (izinduna) in Gauteng, said South African nationals are angry at jobs being taken by foreign nationals, unhappy about drugs and RDP houses being owned by foreigners.

“Everyone who is in South Africa has that feeling that foreign nationals must go back home. But we don’t say foreign nationals must be beaten up; we are leaders,” he said.

Watch a video of the protesters below.;

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Protesters from various hostels in eastern Johannesburg have begun marching along Jules Street. Carrying weapons, including knobkerries, the men sang, "foreigners must go back to where they came from".

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Meanwhile, BBC Reports that some South Africans disrupted a speech in Johannesburg by a veteran politician who was trying to quell tensions following a recent wave of riots.


-Yabaleftonline

Big Tension Erupts South Africa As angry youths storms the street in a fresh protest chanting “Foreigners must leave” (See Video) Big Tension Erupts South Africa As angry youths storms the street in a fresh protest chanting “Foreigners must leave” (See Video) Reviewed by EDITOR on Sunday, September 08, 2019 Rating: 5

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