Go south my son. (South Africa).
"They are taking our women!" The familiar cry resonates
across the land as black South African men rise up in arms against their
brothers from up north. Sometimes literally.
Coupled with the idea of foreigners stealing jobs, relationships
between foreign men and South African women have led to unprecedented
xenophobia in the country.
The advent of democracy in South Africa in 1994 has brought with it
an influx of Africans from all over the continent. The most famous
immigrants are Nigerians for their sheer aggression, courage, visibility
and enterprise, but other nationals are not far behind.