Yvonne Chaka Chaka: Xenophobic attacks saw her daughter's shop looted

Yvonne Chaka Chaka: Xenophobic attacks saw her daughter's shop looted

South African living legend, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, shared that her daughter's shop was looted during the xenophobic attacks that have been rampant in Mzansi lately. She expressed her disappointment and worry as violence causes chaos across the country.

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The xenophobic attacks that have been making headlines in South Africa haven't affected only foreigners in the country.

Many local residents have also suffered as a result of the violent protests and demands that foreigners leave Mzansi.

South African idol, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, has opened up on how her daughter was affected - her shop was looted.

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Taking to social media, the singer-songwriter expressed her disappointment and sadness at what is happening to her country.

Part of her post read:

"I am dumb-founded, confused, frustrated and have lost faith. People protesting broken into my daughter s shop and looted. All in the name of 'foreigner must leave SA'. No man is an island, my fellow brothers and sisters we all need each other...What is this world coming to?"

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On Sunday, 8 September, after what felt like an eternity of violence, hostel residents decided to march against foreigners in Johannesburg, demanding that they leave the country.

Briefly.co.za reported that the protesters were armed with weapons such as knobkieries and sang that foreigners must return to where they are from.

It looks like this isn't an issue that will be resolved any time soon.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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