The latest news coming to our desk indicates that two Kenyan nationals have been attacked and seriously wounded in the ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa, Ambassador Juma Monica confirmed.
South Africa has witnessed the occasional violence for more than a week now with at least 5 people killed by riotous youth targeting fellow Africans, ‘according to reports
According to Kamau Jean, Kenya’s High Commissioner to South Africa, the brutality is also targeting Kenyan people in the republic of South Africa.
Ambassador Juma tweeted and said the two affected Kenyans also had their businesses seriously destroyed by lawless youths despite warning by the government of South Africa.
We woke up in shock over the xenophobic attacks against none citizens in various places across the country, ‘she said.
1/3..We woke up to troubling news about xenophobic attacks against non-nationals in several places in South Africa.
— Amb. Monica Juma (@Diplomacy_Kenya) September 4, 2019
Kenyan High Commission in South Africa is seriously in contact with the South African government to make sure Kenyans and their property are well protected,’she added.
Thank you madam Waziri. Keep updating us. We have Kenyan friends, colleagues and relatives in South Africa and we are worried of their safety. The Kenya government must demand that president Ramaphosa's govt stop these attacks. The spirit of Ubuntu and PanAfricanism must prevail.
— Samuel Munyigi (@SamMunyigi) September 4, 2019
Many people around the world are condemning South African people for the acts of brutality towards fellow Africans like Nigerians which Nelson Mandela during his life time said they contributed so much to the reduction of apartheid in South Africa.
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