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21 September 2017 16:12 (South Africa)

SA to ask UN to help combat xenophobia

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

At a meeting of the inter-ministerial committee on xenophobia in parliament on Friday, it was decided that South Africa would approach the UN for help in fighting xenophobia. Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said that the province's programmes to prevent xenophobia were working, but she added that the UN had a mandate (and budget) to help refugees and migrants. Read more: News24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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