South African Government Can’t Prevent Xenophobic Violence – Defence Minister Says

Posted by E.L.E.X on September 09 2019 under News









Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, South Africa’s Defence Minister on Monday September 9 said the attacks against foreigners in South Africa was planned by criminals.

Also commenting on the death of two people during a clash in Johannesburg CBD on Sunday September 8, Nosiviwe affirmed that the incident could have been avoided. She told eNCA:

“People are saying it is xenophobic attacks (but) it is not the first time we have had them in the past. Here, we have criminals that have read the situation and are aware that we have challenges right now.

“We have talked on the issues of high rate of unemployment, of some foreign nationals who are not conducting themselves in an appropriate manner as we would expect, those breaking the bylaws of the country, and you now have criminal elements who have decided that we are going to use all of those things to find reasons to attack people. It is unfortunate and should not happen.

“The reality is that we need to have a serious dialogue about what is happening, we must take responsibility. The reality is that we are an angry nation and we must talk about it.

“Why are we an angry nation? Why are we so determined to collapse our project of nation building and social cohesion? We need to hold hands together between government and all state entities and the civil society and find solutions to what is happening.”

The Defence Minister further described South Africa as an angry nation and also insisted that the government can’t prevent the violence. “The reality is that we have an angry nation. What’s happening can never be prevented by any government.

This is well orchestrated by criminal elements. Nothing political whatsoever.“People are saying some heads of state decided not to attend WEF; we should be talking about why this whole thing is coinciding with the World Economic Forum,” Mapisa-Nqakula said.





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