Zimbabweans in SA fear fresh attacks

Zimbabweans in SA fear fresh attacks

Logistics for the evacuation will be provided by Air Peace, a Nigerian airline which has offered to airlift Nigerians.

Private Nigerian airline Air Peace which left Nigeria's capital, Lagos on Tuesday night is set to arrive with the evacuees on Wednesday afternoon.

At a press conference with business leaders on Monday, South Africa's police minister Bheki Cele tried to deemphasize the role of xenophobia in the attacks saying the police were focused on criminality by all actors regardless of nationality.

And retaliatory attacks in Nigeria forced South African businesses there to shut down for several days. A second flight departs on Thursday or Friday with 640 Nigerians in total fleeing the country.

At least eight of those killed have been confirmed to be South Africans and four others are believed to be foreign nationals. Some Zimbabweans have called on government to redress local economic issues for them to return home.

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A family, among a first group of Nigerians repatriated from South Africa following xenophobic violence, sits together after arriving in Lagos, on September 11, 2019.

"There was about a five hour delay courtesy of the South African authorities who actually frustrated this return of Nigerians", she said, blaming authorities in Johannesburg for failing to help Nigerians without travel documents. "Foreigners bring investment in the country, there is a Nigerian in Malvern who owns a vehicle dealership and he employs locals", he said.

Nigeria placed seventh with 948 people applying for refugee status and zero accepted, said Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

"They told me they are still trying to resolve the documentation of those wanting to leave", he said.

Ten people, including two foreigners, were killed in the city last week when mobs attacked foreign-owned businesses. "I think they did not make proper arrangements with South African emigration officials, if they did there wouldn't be such a problem", he said.

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