SA, AU condemn xenophobia

- | 3 months ago

In a statement, chairperson of the AU Commission Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, yesterday condemned in the strongest terms, the incidents of violence against nationals of fellow African countries.

‘‘The chairperson is encouraged by arrests already made by the South African authorities. ‘‘He calls for further immediate steps to protect the lives of people and their property, ensure that all perpetrators are brought to account for their acts, and that justice be done to those who suffered economic and other losses,’’ read the statement.

“The chairperson reiterates the AU Commission’s continued commitment to support the South African government in addressing the root causes of these despicable acts to promote peace and stability within the framework of the AU’s longstanding principles of continental solidarity,’’ read the                                                                         statement Opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Mr Julius Malema did not mince his words: “Our anger is directed at the wrong people.

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