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Fears of xenophobic attacks looms in Pretoria (iol.co.za)

 Xenophobic violence is brewing yet again, with a massive march against foreign presence in the capital planned to take place next week.

And the organisers have vowed that the march would go ahead full steam despite calls to accept foreigners and treat them fairly.

They declared the march wouldn't be called off despite some foreigners contributing to the economy of the communities they lived in.

The march is scheduled for February 24, and the organisers – from Mamelodi – on Tuesday said it would see residents from across Pretoria participate and march from Marabastad to the Home Affairs Department offices in the CBD.

The protesters would be given a platform to voice grievances against illegal immigrants. [...] MORE