South Africa has long been a magnet for immigrants from across Africa, especially neighboring Zimbabwe. But many South Africans — especially those living at or below the poverty line — resent foreign workers, who they blame for high unemployment. This week a wave of anti-immigrant violence erupted across South Africa. Kojo looks at the issues underpinning the violence.


  • Scott Baldauf Africa Correspondent, Christian Science Monitor

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