The South African government appeals for peace and tolerance following the recent violence against foreign nationals. In addition to the human cost, the attacks damage the country's reputation and development, and ignore migrants' contribution to our society, as a new booklet explains. Read and download the booklet here.
Brand South Africa joins the rest of the country in condemning the acts of violence that have been levelled against some foreign national residing in some of the nine provinces of South Africa.
“Together our combined efforts can bring an end to the scourge of violence against women and children, just as apartheid was defeated by a collective groundswell of popular resistance,” writes Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign.
South Africa’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children was launched at Reiger Park in Boksburg on 25 November. Read the full text of President Jacob Zuma’s speech at the launch.